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Java code to Download a file from Server

 
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Hi
Could someone please assist me with a java code not servlet or jsp. To download a file (any type) from client to server
 
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What kind of server - FTP, HTTP, something else?
 
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when I say Server that is a UNIX BOX in that my application is running on OC4J.
 
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The server needs to be set up to serve files somehow. The approach you'd take to download files depends on the ways in which the server is prepared to serve them. Or are you saying that you can configure and/or code the server in whichever way is most convenient for the client?
 
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Yes exactly !!!

Need code for most convenient to the client..
 
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Then I'd go with FTP (assuming that a shared directory is not an option). The Apache Commons Net library contains everything you need to write an FTP client.
 
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Actually I need to print some datas from server in client printer. Can I print it directly from the server or download it to client machine then send it to printer. which is a better option
 
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If the client printer is a network printer, then the server should be able to access it. if the printer is connected directly to the client computer, then it won't work.
 
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Thanks Ulf. But my question is regarding performance, Printer from the server is better or downloading the content to client and sending it to printer is good
 
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Any suggestions are welcome
 
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Performance as defined how - the time it takes to print something? I hope you're not basing any architectural decisions on something like that. Furthermore, the performance is irrelevant if it isn't possible at all (like if a desktop printer isn't reachable by the server).
 
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