Set up the Policy File to Grant the Required Permissions
This step uses the Policy Tool utility to open the policy file named
examplepolicy created in the Creating a Policy File lesson. You will add a new policy entry granting permission for code from the directory where
GetProps.class is stored to read the
"user.home" and the
"java.home" property values, as shown in the following figure.
The steps are as follows.
Note for UNIX Users: The instructions illustrate creating the policy file for a Windows system. The steps are exactly the same if you are working on a UNIX system, with the following differences.
- You retrieve the
examplepolicyfile from the
testdirectory in your home directory.
- For the CodeBase URL in the step for granting the required permissions, you can substitute
file:/C:/Test/. Alternatively you could directly specify your home directory rather than referring to the
"user.home"property, as in