I'm developing a very simple application that uses the jdbc client driver to access a data base in database server.

conn = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:derby://");

If the database server is not running the driver take a very long time, three minutes more or less to throw the java.sql.SQLException.
I've tried to use setLoginTimout() method to put a lower timeout but it didn't work.
Is there any way to lower the timeout connection?

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