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Websphere 4.x, ApplicationListener

Sean Sullivan
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My enviroment: IBM Websphere Application Server 4.0.6
How can I use the
It is easy for me to write a class that implements the interface.
However, how do I deploy the class? Do I deploy the class inside a WAR?
Or do I deploy the class outside of a WAR?
Also, how do I register my ApplicationListener class with Websphere?
Do I need to declare it in the server-cfg.xml ?
Or do I declare the listener in a deployment descriptor?
Please note: Websphere 4.x is a Servlet 2.2 environment.
Servlet 2.2 does NOT provide the standard "listener" mechanism found
in Servlet 2.3
Sean Sullivan
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Joined: Sep 09, 2001
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Does anybody know the answer?
Kyle Brown
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Use the mechanism found in this javadoc page to add application listeners in your servlets.

Kyle Brown, Author of Persistence in the Enterprise and Enterprise Java Programming with IBM Websphere, 2nd Edition
See my homepage at for other WebSphere information.
I agree. Here's the link:
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