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EJBHow to get a default value for a stateless EJB (2.0)?

Klament J. Kruoghst
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Hi there, I have a stateless session bean that sends a message to a queue.

The messages can be sent with a delay so I'm setting the default delay to -1 (no delay) and i have a setter and getter for it defined too.

One type of message has a delay of X seconds, all others use its default. So when I'm calling the bean i:

local = localHome.create();
local.setDelay(delay);
local.sendMessage("my message");
....
} finally {
...
local.remove();
}

The other calls go the same but without the setDelay call. The problem is that this delay doesn't seem to be setting. For instance if I don't set a delay it's going to pick the delay of the previous call (instead of picking my default delay of -1)

So I guess when the variable is changed by the first call and the bean is put back to the pool with that delay it's changed for the next called so... I tried putting the setDelay to -1 in the ejbCreate() which although it's not called when i do the loca.create(), it is supposed to be triggered when a business method is called so I thought would be triggered by the local.sendMessage() but the same thing is happening. I read that even when you call local.remove() it doesn't mean ejbRemove() will be called so I can't use that either, so...

How do I go about receiving a default value for a Stateless session bean each time it's called?

Thanks
 
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