You need to install the J2EE client environment from the installation discs.
When you install WebSphere, one of the options, as opposed to installing the full blown WebSphere, it to install a J2EE client development environment. When this environment is installed and initialized, your client will be able to access the J2EE application.
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link: http://aspose.com
subject: Calling EJB from standalone Java program of another machine