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From Aman Nanner/MxI Technologies <>
Subject Re: Problems with access a datasource from a stateless session bean via JNDI lookup
Date Wed, 07 Feb 2007 23:22:28 GMT
As far as I know, you cannot do this in Geronimo 1.1.1 because there is no
global JNDI.  Instead, you need to define a resource-ref in your
openejb-jar.xml like this:


where "com/testing/MyCustomDataSource" is the name of your datasource as
defined in your DataSource RAR plan.

Then, in your code, you would retrieve the datasource by doing a lookup on
"java:/comp/env/jdbc/DataAccessObject", which we defined in the

Carsten Lange <> wrote on 02-07-2007 04:03:25 AM:

> Hi,
> I 'm trying to access a datasource from a stateless session bean via
> JNDI lookup. I tried everything I could find at any documentation.
> But I can not access the datasource because the JNDI name could not
> be found. I deployed the application in an EAR and have the
> reference to it at web.xml and geronimo-web.xml. If I deploy the WAR
> single and outside of the EAR the problem is solved and the access
> to the datasource works. But deployed at the EAR it does not work.
> I'm using geronimo 1.1.1.
> Please help me.
> You can reach me under:
> Thanks Carsten
> ________________________
> Lange Software Consulting
> Carsten Lange
> 0177 870 82 88

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