Chapter 9. The WebSphere Naming Service
This chapter covers the following concepts:
The new distributed namespace architecture in WebSphere Application Server V5
Configuring bindings from the Administrative Console
Interoperability with older versions of WebSphere and non-WebSphere clients
Examining the namespace with the dumpNameSpace tool
Naming Service Architecture
The naming service provides a hierarchical directory that allows clients to locate objects (e.g., DataSources or EJB homes) within the application server process. A client, in this sense, can be a Servlet or EJB running within the application server, or it can be an external program. Object references, called bindings, are organized in a treelike structure called a namespace ...