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Question about JNDI

 
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I am new to EJB and is confused with where JNDI names are stored.
With the following Xdoclet tags
* @ejb:bean
* name="MyBean"
* jndi-name="ejb/MyBean"
* local-jndi-name="ejb/MyBeanLocal"
* cmp-version="2.x"
* schema="mybean"
* view="both"

When I do a context.lookup("java:comp/env/ejb/MyBeanLocal")
it can find the Ejb Bean. However, if I do
context.lookup("ejb/MyBeanLocal") instead, it would find the object.
I am going thru Enterprise Javabeans 4th Ed and it seems to
suggest that it will work.

Can someone clarify this? I am using Jboss.
I realize that may be related to JNDI_NAME vs COMP_NAME
and I can not find a very detail description of them.
Please help
 
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When I do a context.lookup("java:comp/env/ejb/MyBeanLocal")
it can find the Ejb Bean. However, if I do
context.lookup("ejb/MyBeanLocal") instead, it would find the object.


Do you mean using ejb/MyBeanLocal cannot locate the object?

EJB is entitled to a JNDI context, and there is a "place" inside the container to "store" the beans. The InitialContext is the context root, however, inside the container, the subcontext java:comp/env is the root where the beans are navigated.

context.lookup("ejb/MyBeanLocal") works if you had previously locate the context by:


For more details, you could refer to HF EJB pages 602 and 609.

Nick
 
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Sorry for my typo. in fact

context.lookup("java:comp/env/ejb/MyBeanLocal")
DOES NOT work but
context.lookup("ejb/MyBeanLocal")DOES work

with the initialContext.
That is why I am confused.
 
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Can you show us the full code for that part?

Nick
 
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Your code which does not work is in the correct format, which suggests that the EJB server is not compliant with the EJB spec. What server are you using?
 
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to use this JNDI,you must first declare the ejb reference in the ejb-jar.xml
<ejb-ref> or <ejb-local-ref>
 
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