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Protect Excel Workbook from Unauthorized Access in Java Applications

Submitted on: 1/30/2013 10:37:26 AM
By: Saaspose 
Level: Intermediate
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Compatibility: Java (JDK 1.3), Java (JDK 1.4), Java (JDK 1.5)
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     This technical tip allows developers how to protect a Excel workbook from unauthorized access using Saaspose.Cells REST API in Java applications.

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				This technical tip allows developers how to protect a Excel workbook from unauthorized access using Saaspose.Cells REST API in Java applications. Some important steps for performing this task is to build URI to Protect Workbook, sign URI, serialize the JSON request content, Represents Protection Types and use Protection Class above to apply the protection.
Sample Code for protecting Excel workbook from unauthorized access
//build URI to Protect Workbook
string strURI = "";
//sign URI
string signedURI = Sign(strURI);
//serialize the JSON request content
Protection protection = new Protection();
String strJSON = "";
Gson gson = new Gson();
strJSON = gson.toJson(encryption, Encryption.class);
InputStream responseStream = ProcessCommand(signedURI, "POST", strJSON);
String strResponse = StreamToString(responseStream);
//Following is the Protection Class used above
public class Protection
public Protection()
private ProtectionType ProtectionType;
private String Password;
public ProtectionType getProtectionType(){return ProtectionType;}
public String getPassword(){return Password;}
public void setProtectionType(ProtectionType ProtectionType){ this.ProtectionType=ProtectionType;}
public void setPassword(String Password ){ this.Password=Password;}
/// Represents Protection Types
public enum ProtectionType
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8/30/2013 2:53:58 AMaspose_seo

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