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From David Jencks <>
Subject Re: Refering an EJB deployed in another EAR
Date Tue, 29 Aug 2006 00:41:45 GMT
The intention in g 1.1.1 is that if A is a dependency of B then an  
ejb-link in B will find the appropriately named ejb in A.  This is  
only likely to work if all ejbs have different names so you don't  
need the moduleLocation#ejbname syntax.

I think I tested this, but it could still be broken despite my best  

david jencks

On Aug 28, 2006, at 1:19 PM, Aaron Mulder wrote:

> Is this for Geronimo 1.0 or Geronimo 1.1?  The bottom line is that you
> want to set EAR A to be a parent of (G 1.0) or dependency of (G 1.1)
> EAR B.  That should ensure that EAR A is started first and that the
> EJB classes in EAR A are exposed to the components running in EAR B.
> There was a bug in G 1.1 (fixed in the upcoming G 1.1.1) that related
> to EJB references, but I don't remember whether it would impact this
> case.  So the first step is to configure the parent or dependency to
> make sure the classes are there, and then we may need a little
> experimentation to get the EJB reference syntax right.
> Thanks,
>    Aaron
> On 8/28/06, Arunanthisivam Vimalathithen <>  
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> How can you refer an EJB that is deployed in another EAR. For  
>> example I have
>> an EAR called ear a which contains an EJB ejb a, I want to refer  
>> this EJB
>> from another EJB (ejb b) which is packaged and deployed in another  
>> EAR ear
>> b. Currently I cannot seem to find any other way other than  
>> packaging ejb a
>> in ear b as well. Is there any way to avoid this?
>> Thanksa and regards,
>> Vimalan.

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