Initializing a CORBA Application

The CORBA standard defines a complete API for bootstrapping an application. Standard initialization usually takes place in three stages:

1.
A reference to an ORB object is obtained. CORBA allows you to create multiple ORB objects, but most applications use just one.
2.
References to a number of fundamental objects are obtained by invoking resolve_initial_references() on the ORB object. Typical initial references include a naming service object and a root POA instance.
3.
Further object references can be obtained from the naming service by resolving a given set of names.

Each stage of initialization is discussed in detail in the following sections.

ORB Initialization

An ORB object the basic bootstrap mechanism ...

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