How: reading from client and writing to server
Currently, I am writing a java servlet program and
I encountered the following problems:
How can I read and write a image file "*.gif" from the
client's harddisk to server's harddisk when the user post
the HTML parameters to the java servlet?
Re: reading from client and writing to server
Croven <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> Currently, I am writing a java servlet program and
> I encountered the following problems:
> How can I read and write a image file "*.gif" from the
> client's harddisk to server's harddisk when the user post
> the HTML parameters to the java servlet?
It's not clear what you mean here because servlets don't have clients. Do
you have HTML that sends the _name_ of a file to the servlet? You can't do
anything with that because the servlet doesn't know what computer the
request came from. Or do you have an applet that's sending a request to
your servlet? Probably the same problem, plus applets can't get at files on
the client's disk either without security precautions such as applet
By the way, HTML has a "Put" (as opposed to the usual "Get" or "Post")
method. I've never seen it used and most servers disable it (and I don't
exactly know what it's supposed to do) but you could look into that.
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