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J2EE™ and Beyond: Design, Develop, and Deploy World-Class Java™ Software by Art Taylor

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Summary

In this chapter we learned firsthand that RMI is much more than just the remote invocation of object methods. We examined some of the additional RMI features, such as client callbacks, and the ability to pass a remote object to another remote object and effectively invoke callback methods on the client code.

We know that the RMI registry is not meant for prime time. This tool does not allow remote objects on other machines to be bound into the registry (a curious limitation for a distributed technology). But RMI does allow remote objects to be exported into more robust naming servers, such as LDAP servers. We reviewed an example of that binding operation in this chapter.

Before RMI activation was available we were required to have RMI ...

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