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From Jonathan Gallimore <>
Subject Re: Fwd: EJB in Tomcat with OpenEJB
Date Wed, 02 Apr 2008 21:44:16 GMT
My pleasure - I hope my reply was helpful :)


PS. Many thanks to all you guys, I know you're working hard on the 
release, I think its looking really good.

David Blevins wrote:
> Jonathan,
> Thank you so much for responding to Dru.  I would have done it sooner 
> but with the release frenzy there simply aren't enough hours in the 
> day.  It's really appreciated that you stepped forward -- getting a 
> response of any kind is better than no response.
> You set a good example.  Thanks for keeping an eye on the user list!
> -David
> Begin forwarded message:
>> Resent-From: <>
>> From: Jonathan Gallimore <>
>> Date: April 2, 2008 2:06:22 PM PDT
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: EJB in Tomcat with OpenEJB
>> Reply-To:
>> Hi Dru,
>> Your message has made it to the list.
>> I have a question about your setup - you mention that you tried 
>> dropping your war file in the Tomcat webapps folder. How has this 
>> been built? I'm assuming that your ejb jar module with your session 
>> beans is in the WEB-INF/lib folder inside the WAR folder - is that 
>> the case? I believe that it should work, but I haven't tried it 
>> myself. If you can give me a bit more detail about how you're 
>> packaging up your war file I'll try and look into the problem further.
>> There is a sample application which has EJBs and Servlets in a war 
>> file in this zip 
>> []

>> which I think might be worth having a look at if you haven't seen it 
>> already.
>> It might also be worth mentioning that you can deploy an EAR in the 
>> Tomcat webapps folder once you have the openejb.war set up. I've 
>> found that this works well.
>> Hope that's some help.
>> Regards
>> Jon
>> Dru Devore wrote:
>>> I am sending this again because I have no proof that it actually 
>>> made it to
>>> the list.
>>> If anyone has any suggestions I would appreciate them. I would like 
>>> to get
>>> this solved by the weekend.
>>> I am REALLY new to openejb, though not ejbs, and I am having problems.
>>> I am trying to deploy a project developed in NetBeans for Glassfish to
>>> Tomcat/OpenEJB. I need to develop a method of reliably deploying a 
>>> project
>>> being developed in NB as an enterprise project using GF as the 
>>> server to
>>> Tomcat/OpenEJB. I am going to explain the project then tell you what 
>>> I have
>>> attempted with the hopes it will be enough information to get something
>>> working. So on with the situation.
>>> I have 2 projects, part of an enterprise project in NB, They are 
>>> OH-war and
>>> OH-ejb. The war contains a set of services that access the stateless 
>>> session
>>> beans (3.0) in the OH-ejb project, it also contains a servlet that 
>>> starts a
>>> timer to perform a scheduled task that is also in an ejb from the 
>>> OH-ejb
>>> project. I know the task and services are setup properly and they run
>>> without problems in GF though I cannot get any of it to work in 
>>> TC/OEJB.
>>> What I have tried:
>>> I was told that I should be able to simply throw the war file from 
>>> NB in the
>>> webapps directory and it will work. Well it didn't really work so much.
>>> I think I have the OpenEJB installed correctly because the install 
>>> seemed to
>>> work and it says it deploys it when the server comes up. I can see 
>>> it saying
>>> that it is deploying /openejb and the /OH-war projects but that is just
>>> about all the good there is.
>>> 1. I can't find a wsdl anywhere, in a browser or on the HD, so the 
>>> services
>>> are unaccessable.
>>> 2. As for the servlet, I put prints in the init around where it 
>>> starts the
>>> task for timing and they are simply not being printed out. Figuring 
>>> that it
>>> might be the @EJB in the servlet that might be making it not work 
>>> correctly
>>> I removed everything related to EJBs.
>>> At this time I don't have any idea what it is doing but I can say 
>>> that it is
>>> not doing what I thought I was asking it to do...
>>> If anyone has any suggestions I would be willing to try them. If 
>>> anyone has
>>> any examples of web services or servlets I will look at them also. I 
>>> know it
>>> must be something I am doing I just don't know what it is..

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