Thanks a lot Vicente.

I also think is a tomcat problem, IŽll ask to tomcat team.

Again thanks a lot for your help

Luis
----- Original Message -----
From: "Vicente Salvador" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, April 22, 2002 3:30 AM
Subject: Re: Problem embeding pdf in browser using security constraint
inTomcat4.0.3


> I think this problem is due to new headers added on tomcat 4.0.3 response.
It's dificult to explain but I will try it!!!
>
> 1. IE sends the request to your servlet on a protected context.
> 2. Your servlet tries to send the file but tomcat adds a no-cache header.
> 3. IE receives the file but not show it, first, tries to find some strange
files on your server (on vti dir) and tries to get the
>    file from the cache.
> 4. But no-cache header has been send so IE has not saved the file, so IE
cannot display it.
>
>
> This is an IE issue, but IE is installed on a lot of PCs, so people of
tomcat project should care about this. Maybe you can contact
> with tomcat guys and ask him to add a configuration parameter to configure
the headers sended on protectec contexts.
>
> This is a tomcat issue, not a fop issue.
>
> Vicente Salvador
>
>
> > Alberto Alarcon wrote:
> > > Hi
> > >    I am using FOP to embbed pdf files in browser with a servlet, using
> > > tomacat 4.0.3, I try the FOPSERVLET example and its working fine, but
if
> =
> > > I
> > > put the security constraint in the web.xml file of my context , I get
a
> > > white page, instead of de pdf file, the pdf file is generated
correctly,
> =
> > > if
> > > I save to disk, i can see it, but is not showed in the browser.
> >
> > What do you mean by "security constraint"? Do you get your
> > PDF again if you remove the "security constraint"? It this
> > case it is likely that this is a problem with your server.
>
> Yes, I mean the security stuff and resource protection in Tomcat, the funy
> thing is, i just have problems with pdf generated with FOP, if i put a PDF
> file, i can see it, thats while I send my comment to FOP list.
> >
> > Otherwise, it may be your browser, some IEx versions are
> > known to have problems starting Acrobat reader under certain
> > circumstances.
>
> I test with diferents versions of IE and acrobat reader, I didnt tried
with
> Netscape, i will try.
>
> > > fop Fop-0.20.3rc
> > It is recommended to upgrade to the final 0.20.3 release
> > in all cases.
> >
> Thanks, i update it.
>
>
> > J.Pietschmann
>
> Any way, i have a work around to this, i made another tomcat context with
> out security, only with the ServletReport, and using
> response.sendRedirect("myReportContext/myServletReport + parameters") from
> my protected servlet and work fine.
>
> But if any body know want to try, and found why this happend, i be happy
if
> let me know why.
>
> Greetings
>
> Alberto Alarcon
>
>
>
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