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NoInitialContextException :- running AdviceClient

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Hello Everybody,
I have started to read HF EJB, i am new to this EJB. this is my first example in EJB. I hereby complied the program of AdviceBean from the HF book. I am also using J2EE RI server. I have succesfully deployed & created AdviceAppClient.jar file & complied the AdviceClient.

when i wanted to run this it is throwing an error. i have tried in two ways as follows:-

D:\projects\advice>java -cp "j2ee.jar;AdviceAppClient.jar" AdviceClient
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: AdviceClient

2) D:\projects\advice>java AdviceClient
avax.naming.NoInitialContextException: Need to specify class name in environment or system property, or as an applet parameter, or in an application resource file: java.nami
at javax.naming.spi.NamingManager.getInitialContext(
at javax.naming.InitialContext.getDefaultInitCtx(
at javax.naming.InitialContext.getURLOrDefaultInitCtx(
at javax.naming.InitialContext.lookup(
at AdviceClient.go(
at AdviceClient.main(

Can anybody tell me where i am going wrong & i have been stuck at this error from 2 days.

Thanks in advance.
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For your 2nd solution, u have to update your classpath variable with sever provided jars( it should contains Initialcontextfactory class).

Kasimurugan R.
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Thanks for reply.
But friend i am getting same error, after setting the classpath. Can u explain me the step wise procedure of solving this error. I want to run this first ejb program & proceed futher.
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specify ur jar in .classpath which is generated in eclipse like
<classpathentry kind="lib" path="c:\bea81\user_projects\domains\myjar.jar"

and add this to ur client code
(This is for standalone client ,if u r using jsp/servlet or web appln then no need of this)
Hashtable ht = new Hashtable();
ht.put(Context.INITIAL_CONTEXT_FACTORY, "weblogic.jndi.WLInitialContextFactory");
ht.put(Context.PROVIDER_URL," t3://localhost:7001";);// or the ip address
initial = new InitialContext(ht);
Object objref = initial.lookup("HomeLookUp");

then lookup the home........

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