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Posted by Shreyas on December 18, 2000 at 7:27 PM

> Hello All

> I am writing this mail after I have exhausted all my resources to solve the below problem. I would really appreciate any help from you.

> I have an applet which is talking to a servlet. The applet has following piece of code

> servletConnection.setDoInput(true);
> servletConnection.setDoOutput(true);

> Then there is a method called
> readServletResponse(servletConnection); which reads the response from the
> servlet.

> If I comment out the the call to this method the communication does not take place So I have to call this method. Why is this? What if I do not want to get the response from the servlet

> However my original problem is that after I send the data(userid and password) to the servlet the servlet authenticates the user and dynamically generates a new HTML page and writes it to the o/p stream. I was expecting the HTML page to be displayed. In normal circumstances the data is sent to the browser which knows how to parse this data.

> But in my case this o/p stream is connected to the applet therefore the
> applet receives this data and does not know what to do with it.

> I cannot generate an HTML page on the servlet which I can load from the applet because anybody can bookmark the page and bypass the authenticaton process next time.

> In short in applet-servlet scenario how do I load a new HTML page on the users browser?

> Thanks a lot for your time

> Nitin



if you donot require response from servlet

  • Reply Shreyas December 18, 2000 at 7:29 PM (0)

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