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Is persistence.xml required

rakesh sugirtharaj
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Joined: Dec 16, 2007
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I m new to EJB so this may sound naive. I see that the only required tag in persistence.xml is persistence unit with name and all others are optional. My question is, in such a case is persistence.xml file required? Should every project using JPA must have a persistence.xml?

Devaka Cooray
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persistence.xml is required for setting a persistence unit on JPA.

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