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From "Tim Moore" <>
Subject RE: Throwing jar file through servlet..CODEBASE problem
Date Tue, 04 Feb 2003 15:50:26 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: paridhi bansal [] 
> Sent: Monday, February 03, 2003 10:56 PM
> To:
> Subject: Throwing jar file through servlet..CODEBASE problem
> Hi!!
>         I have a servlet throwing a jar file with a
> main applet..I have my directory test within webapps  
>  directory..I have kept my servlet in   
> /test/WEB-INF/ classes/ directory.. Where should i
> keep
> my applet and jar file so that they can be accessed
>  ..I am using <APPLET > tag for throwing jar and
> applet through servlet..I have to set CODEBASE field
> in my servlet ccordingly..if i set it to /test, i ned
> to keep
> applet class file and jar file in /webapps/test
> directory . But this has public access and iy shows
> the directory listing if accessed..and i want to keep
> my applet and jar files in side WEB-INF(private
> access)..So what should be the codebase and in which
> directory shld i keep my jar file and the applet?????
> Regards,
> Paridhi

It sounds like you want two contradictory things! ;-)

If you want anyone to be able to use your applet, it needs to be
publicly accessible.  You need to keep the client-side classes outside
of WEB-INF so that they can be downloaded by users' web browsers.

Tim Moore / Blackboard Inc. / Software Engineer
1899 L Street, NW / 5th Floor / Washington, DC 20036
Phone 202-463-4860 ext. 258 / Fax 202-463-4863

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