Re: problem with applet access to web service

Nigel Wade <>
Thu, 29 Mar 2007 09:35:38 +0100
ballo0 wrote:

On 28 Mar, 11:42, Nigel Wade <> wrote:

ballo0 wrote:

I am using java 5. I have a prolem with access to web service by java
applet. When applet is launched as standalone application it works
fine, but when i try to launch applet in my browser as a part of
website it doesn't work. Applet is loading and loading and it can't
finish. I am trying to access web service in init method, when i
comment this part of method everything works fine.

I am using sun AS 9.1, and web service has been tested.

Maybe someone has similar problems. I can also post sources if there
is need.


Look in the Java console for your browser to see if there are any
errors/exceptions reported. The applet is most likely failing to start.

Nigel Wade, System Administrator, Space Plasma Physics Group,
            University of Leicester, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK
E-mail :
Phone : +44 (0)116 2523548, Fax : +44 (0)116 2523555

like i have written this is the problem, you are right it is thrown by
init method in applet:




      at gra.CardWSService.<init>(
      at timon.Applet.init(
Caused by: access denied
(java.util.PropertyPermission xml.catalog.ignoreMissing read)
      at java.lang.SecurityManager.checkPermission(
      at java.lang.SecurityManager.checkPropertyAccess(
      at java.lang.System.getProperty(


      ... 8 more

any ideas how to make it work, and what exactly is wrong?


No, because I have no idea what gra.CardWSService is, or what it does.

You are throwing a AccessControlException. Presumably because your applet is
trying to access resources which it is not allowed to access. Your applet can
only access resources directly from the host from which the class loader
obtained the code, via something like this.getCodeBase().getHost().

Even if the resources are being accessed from the same physical machine you have
to use the same "host", i.e you can't download the applet via the loopback
address ( and then access resources via the ethernet interface IP (or
vice versa), or via different IP addresses for multi-homed hosts.

Nigel Wade, System Administrator, Space Plasma Physics Group,
            University of Leicester, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK
E-mail :
Phone : +44 (0)116 2523548, Fax : +44 (0)116 2523555

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