Writing LDAP Applets for Microsoft Internet Explorer

To use your applet with Microsoft Internet Explorer, you need to create a CAB (cabinet) file that contains the class files for your applet, your digital certificate, and the digital signatures for the CAB file. The certificate must be a software publishing certificate (SPC).

When a user downloads the CAB file (when loading someone else's applet), Internet Explorer checks the digital signatures for the class files in the CAB file to verify that the classes have not been modified since they were signed. The browser also checks the signature for permission information and compares the requested permissions against the security zones (which are defined in the next section) set up by the user. If ...

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