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How to Call CGI from Java

How to Call CGI from Java

How to Call CGI from Java

I've got a hardware device that's controlled by a cgi server and if I use the following html it will turn on a cooling fan.

<div id="layer3" style="position:absolute; top:338; left:34; z-index:9;" ><A href=/rc.cgi?o=1,1 target="empty">
<img id="FanPic" onclick = "ChangeFanState();" src="Fan&LIO(1,"%u",1);.gif" border=0 height="72" width="72"/></div>

I'd like to be able to do this from javascript so as to turn on several devices with out changing the web page. So I've tried

window.location.href = "/rc.cgi?o=1,1";

but this is not working. Any ideas?

RE: How to Call CGI from Java

You should ask this in the Javascript forum as this one is related to Java.

Anyway, I guess the URL /rc.cgi?o is relative, so you will need to add the rest of it (http://servername/path)


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