Created a crud web app and I am hoping to learn how to customize this so I can solve a problem. My main issue with JPA/EJB is that it seems not able to work with auto_increment values, my JSF pages must have the id which should ideally be generated by MySQL.. I have looked at the annotations in the mapping and the id is marked with annotation IDENTITY, i have tried TABLE and AUTO but none of them work. My pages must send the id value. How do I fix this?