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Connecting to a remote servlet from an unsigned applet

 
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My applet connects to a remote servlet (on a different server). I could obviously connect to it fine with a signed applet, but now my applet is no longer signed.

I understand an unsigned applet can access a servlet on the same web server host, but the problem is that the servlets are on a different server...

Is there some simple way I can create a file (html or whatever) on the web server host that can accept requests from the applet and redirect them to the remote servlets?

Cheers,
James
 
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You'd need some kind of active server component (Servlet, ASP, PHP, ...) to achieve this. It would be more like proxying, though, not redirection, since the flow would be applet-->server1-->server2-->server1-->applet.
 
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