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Client-server problem

liliane fahmy

Joined: Aug 24, 2012
Posts: 22
Hi all,
I have client and server projects.
The server project is a Message -driven project which receive message from the Client .
The problem is :I want to a add EJB module(EJB session bean) in Client project as the server(message driven bean project) can call this session bean .
I tried it by using Netbean:when the client attempt to connect to MDB ,it throw null pointer and the code is as follows:
Connection connection = connectionFactory.createConnection();
Session session = connection.createSession(false, Session.AUTO_ACKNOWLEDGE);
MessageProducer producer = session.createProducer(queue);
Message message = session.createTextMessage();
the exception is :Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException
at terminalserver.Main.main(

Although I try to create Entreprise application client project to send a message to my MDB ,it work correctly.
The summary of my problem ,I want my 2 EJB Project,the first has MDB and the other has Session bean and can call each other.
Any help to make my project work .
Thanks and best regards.
liliane fahmy

Joined: Aug 24, 2012
Posts: 22
Dear all,

please I want reply to my problem ,as it 's serious.

Thanks and best regards
Ranganathan Kaliyur Mannar

Joined: Oct 16, 2003
Posts: 1097

Please EaseUp. And UseCodeTags when posting code and trace.

I think your question is not clearly defined i.e people may have difficulty in understanding it.
You are mentioning client and server, but it is more of a logical project creation that you mention and not the general client-server.

Note that, you cannot 'call' a MDB. You only send a message to the queue/topic to which the MDB is listening to. When a message is delivered, the server invokes the listener method on the MDB.

You can invoke a session bean from MDB and you can send a message to a queue/topic from a session bean.
But, beware of recursion here. Suppose you have a method A in session bean which sends a message to the MDB and if the MDB in turn calls the method A on the session bean, it gets into a cycle.

Also, from the little stack trace you have provided, it seems to me that you are actually sending the message from a normal Java program (I see a <classname>.main in the trace). Are you sure you are connecting to the queue/topic from a session bean?

I agree. Here's the link:
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