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between .ear file and .war file

 
Phillipe Rodrigues
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What is difference between .ear file and .war file? Can there be a WAR + EAR file?If yes what is the scenario?
 
Christophe Verré
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A WAR file contains web modules, whereas an EAR file contains a full enterprise application. It may include a WAR file too. (about EAR)
 
nans nav
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War file contains servlets and JSP, but not EJB. If your application make use of EJB, it has to be bundled as EAR file.
 
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