Chapter 6. Naming I—RMI registry
Purpose—How it works—Names in the registry—Naming class—
Registryinterface —registry exceptions—Names and URLs—Setup—Configurations—Utilities—Alternative naming services—Exercises
In this chapter
The RMI registry is a naming service which provides clients with a mechanism to find one or more initial RMI servers. This chapter describes the RMI registry's API and configuration. For alternate naming services see Chapter 13.
“The Registry is a remote object that maps names to remote objects.”
The RMI registry is a naming service: it provides a name-to-address lookup service like the white pages in a phone book. An RMI server is listed under a name. The listing for the server contains its RMI address, an equivalent ...