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how to use policy tool for Applets in java ?

 
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i'm connecting to the database from Applets. it gives an RuntimeException stating that accessClassPackage.sun.jdbc.odbc
access denied.so i've created a policy file by giving RuntimePermission & in the target for accessClassPackage i've given sun.jdbc.odbc but still it's giving the same Exception. Can anybody reply me ?
 
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did you get the solution?? I also got the same problem and i have to solve it as soon as possible.
 
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Hi,
you dont need to use a policy file at all. applet can access a database without being signed.
My applet can access an oracle database from a remote machine. I have just added the "oracle" package in the same folder that contains the applet classes.
Regards,
MAC.
 
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... "I have just added the "oracle" package in the same folder that contains the applet classes."
Are you running the applet in a browse or just the applet viewer? You can get away with murder in the applet viewer.
 
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Tim, I am running the applet on the browser, but whats the difference?
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mac.
 
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