This collection of technical articles addresses development
issues in greater detail to help application developers better
understand and resolve real life problems.
JDBC Connection via HTTPS Proxy
Firewall access is one of the most difficult issues of Java applet
deployment, especially for applets that require network connections other
than HTTP. The IDS JDBC Driver's ability to connect to an IDS
Server via a HTTPS proxy servers provides an unique and high performance way
to deploy JDBC enabled Java applets to firewall protected clients. This article provides a complete step by step solution
to this problem.
Firewall Access in Java Applets
A more general paper on firewall access that explains the built-in
SOCKS proxy connection capability in JDK java.net.Socket
class and how to use this feature in Java applets that need to make
network connections through firewalls.