Re: JNDI Support

"Patrick Ashley Meuser\"-Bianca\"" <>
Sat, 30 Dec 2006 10:22:13 -0500
I tried both the %JAVA_HOME%/lib and %JAVA_HOME$/jre/lib/ext with the jar
you suggested. I downloaded and unzipped all the jars I could find and
tried running the program with the jars installed in both directories and I
had no success.

Patrick Ashley Meuser"-Bianca"

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"Patrick Ashley Meuser"-Bianca"" <> wrote in message

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

Patrick, you need RefFSContextFactory in your classpath.

Go to the link below and download JNDI support zip that contains jars and
classes that you need.

Unzip fscontext.jar (and providerutil.jar too I think) (the only jars in
the zip) to JRE_HOME\lib\ext and it will be in your classpath next time
you go to runtime. The class cited in your exception is in the

Good luck. You should be able to do file name lookups after fixing that.

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