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TestEJB not bound

Ranj Pillai

Joined: Dec 15, 2007
Posts: 2
My jar file name is TestEJB.jar

It has an entity class Cabin

package com.titan.domain;

import javax.persistence.*;

public class Cabin implements{
private int id;
private String name;
private int deckLevel;
private int shipId;
private int bedCount;

public int getId( ) { return id; }
public void setId(int pk) { id = pk; }

public String getName( ) { return name; }
public void setName(String str) {name = str; }

public int getDeckLevel( ) { return deckLevel; }
public void setDeckLevel(int level) { deckLevel = level; }

public int getShipId( ) { return shipId; }
public void setShipId(int sid) { shipId = sid; }

public int getBedCount( ) { return bedCount; }
public void setBedCount(int bed) { bedCount = bed; }



<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<persistence version="1.0" xmlns="" xmlns:xsi="" xsi:schemaLocation="">
<persistence-unit name="TestEJB" transaction-type="JTA">

Then i have a session bean TravelAgentBean with a remote interface TravelAgentRemote

the remote interface is

package com.titan.travelagent;

import javax.ejb.Remote;
import com.titan.domain.Cabin;

public interface TravelAgentRemote {

public void createCabin(Cabin cabin);
public Cabin findCabin(int id);

The bean class is

package com.titan.travelagent;

import javax.ejb.Stateless;
import javax.persistence.EntityManager;
import org.jboss.annotation.ejb.RemoteBinding;

import javax.persistence.PersistenceContext;

import com.titan.domain.Cabin;



public class TravelAgentBean implements TravelAgentRemote{
private EntityManager manager;

public void createCabin(Cabin cabin) {

public Cabin findCabin(int pKey) {
return manager.find(Cabin.class, pKey);

Then the client application is

import com.titan.travelagent.TravelAgentRemote;
import com.titan.domain.Cabin;

import javax.naming.InitialContext;
import javax.naming.Context;
import javax.naming.NamingException;
import java.util.Properties;
import javax.rmi.PortableRemoteObject;

public class Client {
public static void main(String [] args)
try {

Object ref = getInitialContext().lookup("TestEJB/TravelAgentRemote");
TravelAgentRemote dao = (TravelAgentRemote)

Cabin cabin_1 = new Cabin( );
cabin_1.setName("Master Suite");


Cabin cabin_2 = dao.findCabin(1);
System.out.println(cabin_2.getName( ));
System.out.println(cabin_2.getDeckLevel( ));
System.out.println(cabin_2.getShipId( ));
System.out.println(cabin_2.getBedCount( ));

} catch (javax.naming.NamingException ne)
ne.printStackTrace( );

public static Context getInitialContext( )
throws javax.naming.NamingException {

Properties p = new Properties( );
" org.jboss.naming rg.jnp.interfaces");
p.put(Context.PROVIDER_URL, "jnp://localhost:1099");
return new javax.naming.InitialContext(p);


I am using JBoss and geeting an exception
javax.naming.NameNotFoundException: TestEJB not bound
at org.jnp.server.NamingServer.getBinding(
at org.jnp.server.NamingServer.getBinding(
at org.jnp.server.NamingServer.getObject(
at org.jnp.server.NamingServer.lookup(
at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor78.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
at sun.rmi.server.UnicastServerRef.dispatch(
at sun.rmi.transport.Transport$
at Method)
at sun.rmi.transport.Transport.serviceCall(
at sun.rmi.transport.tcp.TCPTransport.handleMessages(
at sun.rmi.transport.tcp.TCPTransport$ConnectionHandler.run0(
at sun.rmi.transport.tcp.TCPTransport$
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.runTask(
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$
at sun.rmi.transport.StreamRemoteCall.exceptionReceivedFromServer(
at sun.rmi.transport.StreamRemoteCall.executeCall(
at sun.rmi.server.UnicastRef.invoke(
at org.jnp.server.NamingServer_Stub.lookup(Unknown Source)
at org.jnp.interfaces.NamingContext.lookup(
at org.jnp.interfaces.NamingContext.lookup(
at javax.naming.InitialContext.lookup(
at Client.main(

What is the error in this please help. I need to know it urgently
Shailesh Kini
Ranch Hand

Joined: Oct 17, 2001
Posts: 153
Hi Ranj,

I am not quite sure if JBoss has complete EJB 3.0 support available yet. If you are just trying out a sample, you may want to use Glassfish app server.

Shailesh Kini.
Jaikiran Pai

Joined: Jul 20, 2005
Posts: 10441

Originally posted by Shailesh Kini:

I am not quite sure if JBoss has complete EJB 3.0 support available yet.

JBoss does have EJB3 support

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Jaikiran Pai

Joined: Jul 20, 2005
Posts: 10441

As for the original question:

Object ref = getInitialContext().lookup("TestEJB/TravelAgentRemote");
TravelAgentRemote dao = (TravelAgentRemote)

Change your lookup string to "TravelAgentRemote". Also in EJB3, you no longer need the PortableRemoteObject.narrow call.

Your code should look like:

Shailesh Kini
Ranch Hand

Joined: Oct 17, 2001
Posts: 153
Hi Jaikiran,

You are correct, JBoss 5.0 Beta1 has JEE support.
Have you checked out Aspose?
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