Re: How to get RMI to work - stub issues

Nigel Wade <>
Fri, 24 Nov 2006 10:37:24 +0000
Krystian wrote:


I've got a small application written in Java with RMI, but i can't get
it to work.
Here's my directory structure:

                 -serwer >
                 -klient > test.jar is a package with the server, which should send
some system info to the client.
test.jar is a package with client.
Here's what i do:

start rmiregistry
java -Djava.rmi.server.codebase=file:\\D:\Aplikacja\serwer\

-Djava.server.policy=java.policy -classpath D
\Aplikacja\serwer\ info

parameter is the name to bind in the rmiregistry, the server starts
just fine and everything seems to be all right but:

java test.Test info

parameter is the name to bind in the rmiregistry. Unfortunately when
the client starts i get:
Exception in thread "main" java.rmi.UnmarshalException: error
unmarshalling retu
rn; nested exception is:
        at sun.rmi.registry.RegistryImpl_Stub.lookup(Unknown Source)
        at java.rmi.Naming.lookup(
        at test.Test.main(
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException:
        at Method)
but the stub is there!

Could somebody explain me what do i do wrong?
I would appreciate it.

It's a while since I worked on RMI and rmiregistry, but I think you need to add
the jar to the classpath of rmiregisty if you want rmiregistry to be able to
supply the stubs to the client.

Nigel Wade, System Administrator, Space Plasma Physics Group,
            University of Leicester, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK
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Phone : +44 (0)116 2523548, Fax : +44 (0)116 2523555

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