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jdbc with informix 5

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Last Modified: 2013-12-24

i am trying to connect to an informix database Version 5.06 with jdbc, the DriverManager.getConnection instruction loops up and returns nothing.
i tried the same connection in a server in my local network and the connection was successful, but when i try to connect to this  server from a distant machine, i get the problem.
telnet from the distant machine to this server works (using informix service port )
what can be the problem ... is there a missing parameter in the connection URL  ?

thx in advance
  try {
      conn = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:informix-sqli://;IFXHOST=develop;USEV5SERVER=1", "informix", "informix");
      this.connected = true;
    catch (Exception e) {

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