Re: JNDI Support

"Patrick Ashley Meuser\"-Bianca\"" <>
Fri, 29 Dec 2006 21:54:17 -0500
Here's the code:

   String name=args[0];
   Hashtable env = new Hashtable();

   Context ctx = new InitialContext(env);
   Object obj = ctx.lookup(name);
      System.out.println(name + " is bound to: " + obj);
  catch (Exception e)

I'm using for the local file system so their are no other links. The
exception is:

javax.naming.NoInitialContextException: Cannot instantiate class:
scontext.RefFSContextFactory [Root exception is
: com.sun.jndi.fscontext.RefFSContextFactory]
        at javax.naming.spi.NamingManager.getInitialContext(Unknown Source)
        at javax.naming.InitialContext.getDefaultInitCtx(Unknown Source)
        at javax.naming.InitialContext.init(Unknown Source)
        at javax.naming.InitialContext.<init>(Unknown Source)
        at ClassManager.main(
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException:
        at$ Source)
        at Method)
        at Source)
        at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
        at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
        at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
        at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClassInternal(Unknown Source)
        at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
        at java.lang.Class.forName(Unknown Source)
        at com.sun.naming.internal.VersionHelper12.loadClass(Unknown Source)
        ... 5 more

"EJP" <> wrote in message

Patrick Ashley Meuser"-Bianca" wrote:

Can someone please tell me why JNDI Support at Sun does not exist for the
search term JNDI.jar and/or point me in the actual direction that I may
download this resource? It seems that JNDI support in "my JDK1.5"
doesn't exist either for the Context Factory in the environment that is
described by the tutorial (which does consequently reference the jndi.jar
file), why, I do not know.

There is no jndi.jar file in JDK 1.5. Presumably the tutorial is out of
date. However JNDI is certainly supported in 1.4 and 1.5, I've been using
it for years. What URL are you trying to use with the InitialContext.

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