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Local Lookup Problem in WSAD!!

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This topic has been discussed in detail in many forums, but i am yet to find a solution, please help me here!!

I am trying to lookup a local entity bean from a session bean:
//jndiName = java:comp/env/ejb/EntityBMP ,
Object obj = initialContext.lookup( jndiName );
I have tried almost every combination of providing the jndi name, but i get the following exceptions.

I am getting the following exception when i try to use the jndi name directly :
First component in name ejb/EntityBMP not found.

When i try to use java:comp/env/ejb/EntityBMP, i am getting the following exception:
Name comp/env/ejb not found in context "java:"

I have declared a reference as shown :
< !-- Bean managed Entity Beans -->
<entity id="EntityBMPBean">
<ejb-local-ref id="EJBLocalRef_1121607049168">


The binding is as shown:
<ejbBindings xmi:id="EnterpriseBeanBinding_7" jndiName="ejb/EntityBMP">
<enterpriseBean xmi:type="ejb:Entity" href="META-INF/ejb-jar.xml#EntityBMPBean"/>
<ejbRefBindings xmi:id="EjbRefBinding_1121607049168" jndiName="EntityBMP">
<bindingEjbRef xmi:type="common:EJBLocalRef" href="META-INF/ejb-jar.xml#EJBLocalRef_1121607049168"/>

Could some please tell what could be missing ??

harsha av
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there seems to be some formatting problem:in my earlier post

< !-- Bean managed Entity Beans <br /> <entity id="EntityBMPBean"><br /> <ejb-name>EntityBMPBean</ejb-name><br /> <local-home>com.test.EntityBMPLocalHome</local-home><br /> <local>com.test.EntityBMPLocal</local><br /> <ejb-class>com.test.EntityBMPBean</ejb-class><br /> <persistence-type>Bean</persistence-type><br /> <prim-key-class>com.test.EntityBMPPK</prim-key-class><br /> <reentrant>False</reentrant><br /> <ejb-local-ref id="EJBLocalRef_1121607049168"><br /> <ejb-ref-name>ejb/EntityBMPBean</ejb-ref-name><br /> <ejb-ref-type>Entity</ejb-ref-type><br /> <local-home>com.test.EntityBMPLocalHome</local-home><br /> <local>com.test.EntityBMPLocal</local><br /> <ejb-link>EntityBMPBean</ejb-link><br /> </ejb-local-ref><br /> <resource-ref><br /> <res-ref-name>jdbc/dataSource</res-ref-name><br /> <res-type>javax.sql.DataSource</res-type><br /> <res-auth>Container</res-auth><br /> </resource-ref><br /> </entity><br /> <br /> <br /> <ejbBindings xmi:id="EnterpriseBeanBinding_7" jndiName="ejb/EntityBMP"><br /> <enterpriseBean xmi:type="ejb:Entity" href="META-INF/ejb-jar.xml#EntityBMPBean"/><br /> <ejbRefBindings xmi:id="EjbRefBinding_1121607049168" jndiName="EntityBMP"><br /> <bindingEjbRef xmi:type="common:EJBLocalRef" href="META-INF/ejb-jar.xml#EJBLocalRef_1121607049168"/><br /> </ejbRefBindings><br /> </ejbBindings><br /> -->
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Prefix local:ejb to the jndi name.
So let your jndi name when you create the bean be ejb/<bean name>.
When you look up prefix local:ejb to the jndi name so you will lookup using

local:ejb/ejb/<bean name>.
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