� An enterprise bean must not attempt to listen on a socket, accept connections on a socket, or use a socket for multicast.
The EJB architecture allows an enterprise bean instance to be a network socket client, but it does not allow it to be a network server. Allowing the instance to become a network server would conflict with the basic function of the enterprise bean-- to serve the EJB clients.
SCJP, SCWCD, SCBCD
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