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Subject Re: How to access files in network drive
Date Sun, 03 Jan 2010 19:50:03 GMT
Tomcat is started under a user account with its own security. Give
that user permission to the path.

On 1/3/10, WM C <> wrote:
> Hi -
> This is more like a general java question.
> In my web app, I need to read files from a network drive folder, which has
> access restriction (my account is permitted).
> During development time, since I am using Eclipse and Tomcat is integrated
> inside, so both were run under my account, everything works fine, but when
> deployed onto a testing server, where Tomcat runs using a system account,
> file access was denied.
> How to resolve this problem? Is there a way when accessing file, I can pass
> in a user identity as parameter, or "log on" first just like access
> database? Seems java File API does not have this option.
> Any suggestions are appreciated!
> William
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