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Joe Harry
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Why Stateful session beans cannot be registered with the Timer Service?


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Celinio Fernandes
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Currently timers cannot be used with stateful session beans. Only stateless, message-driven and entity beans.

I do not know why stateful cannot but I know the EJB specification group has indicated that this may be rectified.


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Mirko Bonasorte
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consider that a stateful session bean keeps a conversational state with the client, but for a timer the concept of client does not exist.


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krishna bulusu
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Hi Celinio Fernandes,

I think Entity Beans of 2.1 version can create the Timers not the 3.0 Entity Beans.


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Joe Harry
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Originally posted by Mirko Bonasorte:
Hi,
consider that a stateful session bean keeps a conversational state with the client, but for a timer the concept of client does not exist.


Can you elaborate a bit on this explanation? I fail to understand this.
Christophe Verré
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but for a timer the concept of client does not exist.

Neither for MDBs But they can use timers.


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