Once you have created the home and remote interfaces and the Enterprise JavaBeans bean itself you have to create the Deployment Descriptor. The role of the deployment descriptor is to allow the bean deployer to customize many of the properties of the bean prior to deployment. The deployment descriptor is described in the Enterprise JavaBeans Specification as an instance of either javax.ejb.deployment.SessionDescriptor or javax.ejb.deployment.EntityDescriptor The BEA Weblogic server implementation offers both command line and GUI deployment tools. So to deploy the Enterprise JavaBean using the command line tools, issue the following commands: java weblogic.ejb.utils.DDCreator -dir ejb/demo ejb/demo/DeploymentDescriptor.txt This will create DemoBeanDD.ser in the ejb/demo directory.
Thnx tim , parmeete, But i am clue less. As tim said wls has no ddcreator since 5.0 .I have wls 6.1 How to deploy in 6.1? I have .xml files in the folder: mydomain/applications/defaultwebapp_myserver WHEN I CREATE JAR FILE FOR EJB IN THIS THE SERVER CRASHES. ANY CLUES AS TO WHY THIS MUST BE HAPPENING.AND HOW AT ALL TO DEPLOY EJB IN 6.1?
Your jar file must contain a META-INF directory, within which are contained the general deployment file named ejb-jar.xml, as well as any server-specific deployment info. WebLogic has 2 - cmp-rdbms-jar.xml (CMP beans only) and another WLS-specific file whose name I forget. Take a look at the example EJBs that came with WebLogic and look at the online EJB docs on BEA's website - they're pretty decent. You must also have run the ejbc (ejb compiler) program to generate the WLS support classes for your jar.
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