Create a directory on your web server and put all of the class files produced from a build as well as the ChatApplet.html page into this directory. The server must be running a Java system. Clients can access the client by linking to the html page whos URL they must be given.
The command to run the server is
This command must be given from the distribution directory mentioned above. You can also run the server in the background. On a UNIX system the command is
Java ChatServer &
If you run it this way you will be given a process number that you should remember. It will be something like 63341
Once the server is running clients may connect.
Kill the process you started when you started the server. Control-C (PC) or Control-D (Unix) will do this. If you ran it in the background on a unix system you can kill the process with
assuming that 63341 was the process number that you were given when you started the system.
Last Updated: August 20, 2001