Tag Archives: How to

How to Use HTTP/Radio/Anything Behind a Proxy or Firewall

Proxy firewalls and content filters are both good & evil things; they can prevent you from making a bad mistake, or bad mistakes happening to you. However, sometimes it might be useful to punch through a proxy or firewall.  Whether it might be for your youtube fetish, listening to internet radio, or uploading images/media into WordPress successfully (or you are a proxy admin and you want to prevent this sort of thing), this article on pushing connections through a firewall may be suitable for you.

Caveat: Doing things like this can be against your proxy provider’s policies. You are responsible for your own actions. This article is for educational purposes only!

System administrators and network security personnel: pay close attention to this article!

Continue reading

Exposing/Accessing JBoss JNDI Objects/Datasources From an External JVM

Problem:

You have some program that needs to access some data sources that are managed by JBoss and accessed via JNDI, but when you start that program, it can’t find that JNDI reference or you get a javax.naming.NoInitialContextException with the message “Need to specify class name in environment or system property, or as an applet parameter, or in an application resource file:  java.naming.factory.initial”

Continue reading