The JDBC-ODBC Bridge distribution includes some demonstrator applets that enable you to verify that you can connect to your ODBC data source from Java. However, your default Java security settings may prevent these applets from running. If this is the case, do the following:
java.policyfile add the following entry inside the permission granting block:
permission java.net.SocketPermission "localhost:8831", "connect, resolve";
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