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Well, I can certainly cover "*". When you have "*" in a deployment descriptor (at least in the sections for applying security roles to methods, or transaction attributes to methods) it means use this role for all methods in both the home and remote interfaces. See Richard Monson-Haefel's book for a good description of this. Kyle ------------------ Kyle Brown, Author of Enterprise Java (tm) Programming with IBM Websphere See my homepage at http://members.aol.com/kgb1001001 for other WebSphere information.