The Java RMI API consists of a relatively small number of classes, interfaces, and exceptions. Of these classes and interfaces, developers will most likely work with only a very few to create remote objects. The packages that comprise Java RMI and a description of their contents are listed in Table 18-1.
|java.rmi||The core package for Java RMI. Contains the Remote interface and a number of the exceptions thrown by RMI applications.|
|java.rmi.activation||Provides the capability to persist a Java remote object (RMI) and recall the object.|
|java.rmi.dgc||Provides the ability for RMI to track object usage in the client and invoke distributed garbage collection when the object is no longer ...|