|From||John R. McPherson|
|Date||Wed, 29 Oct 2003 10:47:35 +1300|
|Subject||Re: [greenstone-devel] Phrase and SSL|
|Doug Carter wrote:
> Hi All,
> I've just implemented SSL on our Apache (Linux) webserver to serve
> Greenstone (v2.38). Everything is working OK, with the exception of the
> Phrase applet. On some browsers, the applet either doesn't work at all
> or completely scrambles the output. I've tried to narrow it down to a
> particular browser or OS version, but have yet to find any correlation.
> Has anyone else implemented SSL on their library? Have you seen any
> problems with the Phrase applet?
> Any clues would be greatly appreciated.
The Phrase applet makes its own connections back to the webserver.
I'm not a java expert, but in the source code (gsdl/src/java/org/nzdl/gsdl/Phind) it uses a java.net.URL class which I'm assuming isn't SSL-aware, so it is receiving encrypted pages back and
Maybe one of the java people can give a better explanation.