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stateful session bean

veena madhukar
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Joined: Apr 28, 2006
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I am in the middle of some function in a stateful session bean. I need to check if the "user is logged in", "user login account is created", if not then i need to force them to happen and then continue executing remaining part of my function.

Let us say function A() in stateful session bean
perform step 1;
check if user account not created in
force user account creation
end if

check if user not logged in
force user login
end if
perform step 2
perform step 3

1> Does it make sense to have this kind of controlling logic in a stateful session bean? Any thoughts?
2> If i am using declarative authentication mechanism, then how do i control the login ui, user act creation ui to be displayed from stateful session bean.

Any thoughts or any useful relevant url pointers woule be very helpful.
Ramakrishnan Ponmudi
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Joined: Apr 20, 2004
Posts: 72
it is possible to check the user is logged in or not, but it depends on bean type, bussiness method or callback methods, lifecycle state of the bean.
veena madhukar
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Joined: Apr 28, 2006
Posts: 86
i am not understanding what you mean by bean type. Which bean are you referring to?

Any thoughts on having the above mentioned type of controlling logic in stateful session bean?
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: stateful session bean
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