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ejb-link and ejb-ref-name

aakash bhatt
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Q)What is the difference between <ejb-link> tag and <ejb-ref-name> tag
Lasse Koskela

Joined: Jan 23, 2002
Posts: 11962
From the DTD file:
The value of the ejb-link element must be the ejb-name of an
enterprise bean in the same ejb-jar file or in another ejb-jar
in the same J2EE application unit.
In other words, while the ejb-name element specifies the logical name with which the referenced EJB can be accessed, the ejb-link element specifies to the container where to find that particular EJB.

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