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Why Use ejb-ref?

Anthony Watson
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Joined: Sep 25, 2003
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I know that using the ejb-ref element in the web.xml file will ensure that the ejb is available when the web application is deployed. Is there any other reason to use the ejb-ref element? Does its usage have any impact on somehow notifying your web application if the ejb jar is redeployed?
Mark Spritzler

Joined: Feb 05, 2001
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Hi Anthony. I am going to close this thread because ther eis already a duplicate copy of your thread in this form.

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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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