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Deployment with JavaWebStart

Using the webstart application the clients are automatically set up for use any any changes are automatically downloaded and ready for use.

I also have scripts and or .bat set up to do the signing and copying to the intranet.

I have included my sample .jnlp file that I use for deploying in JavaWebStart.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!-- JNLP File for tn5250j Application -->
<jnlp
       spec="0.2 1.0"
       codebase="http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:8080/products/javawebstart/apps"
       href="tn5250j.jnlp">
<information>
<title>tn5250j</title>
<vendor>Kenneth J. Pouncey</vendor>
<homepage href="http://sourceforge.net/tn5250j"/>
<description>tn5250j - 5250 emulator written in java</description>
<description kind="short">tn5250j - 5250 emulator</description>
<icon href="tnicon.jpg"/>
<offline-allowed/>
</information>
<security>
<all-permissions/>
</security>
<resources>
<j2se version="1.3+" inital-heap-size="64m" max-heap-size="256m"/>
<jar href="tn5250j.jar" main="true" download="eager"/>
<jar href="activation.jar"/>
<jar href="mail.jar"/>
<jar href="mailapi.jar"/>
<jar href="smtp.jar"/>
</resources>
<application-desc main-class="org.tn5250j.My5250"/>
</jnlp>

  

All these files are signed before coping to server.

For instructions on Setting up and Using Java webstart please consult the experts website.