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How to access remote folder files without using ftp or tftp using java

 
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How to access remote folder files without using ftp or tftp using java
 
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Well, there are many ways. At the OS layer, you could mount the remote file system as a network drive. Then Java could access the files the same way as it does local files.

Back in the day though, I implemented a remote file browser. It had an RMI server on the machine with the remote files and an RMI client on the client machine. Then I could open Java's file browser on the client, but actually see files from the remote machine.
 
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If you only want to read a file content without browsing folders etc.
and if you know an exact url of the file, you can do it with a few lines of code,
here is a working example:
 
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