VNC Java Viewer Applet

James Weatherall jnw "at"
Mon Nov 28 13:49:00 2005


The VNC Viewer for Java is already signed and can be used to connect to
servers other than the one from which it was downloaded.


Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: vnc-list-admin "at" 
> [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at"] On Behalf Of Matthew Boehm
> Sent: 27 November 2005 09:10
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> Subject: VNC Java Viewer Applet
> This is more of a java related question than anything so if 
> anyone knows of
> a better list/form to post to, please pass along.
> I've compiled the Java VNC Viewer applet and rolled it into a 
> jar and signed
> the jar with an authentic cert from Thawte.
> The jar lives on server X. I'm trying to make a VNC 
> connection to server Y.
> I am not allowed to do this for some reason. I keep getting a
> SecurityPermission exception when creating the socket.
> I've read that applets can't normally connect to any server except the
> server the jar came from. But in this case, the jar is 
> signed. Its authentic
> code. Why won't it allow me to connect?
> Is there some way to "ask" the user for permission to connect 
> to a different
> server?
> Thanks,
> Matthew
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