We conclude our brief intro to using digital certificates in Java to let applets access system resources by reviewing the specific procedures used with the Netscape browser.
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It is sometimes necessary for client applications to use the features that are restricted by the sandbox model, like reading from a file system or writing to a file. In Internet Explorer, this can be accomplished by signing the applet with a digital certificate and authenticating it after downloading. Here's a refresher course.