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Why Home interface ?

 
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Why do we have two remote interfaces for a remote bean viz. Home and Component ? Why cannot the client directly do a lookup on the component interface rather than a Home? And anyways the home is useless after the client gets hold of the EJB Object.
 
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A home interface is there to provide factory facilities. Component interfaces allow access to individual EJB�s.

A home interface typically returns one or more component interfaces. The home interface can still provide useful methods, which could not exist in each of the component interfaces.
 
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Why cannot the client directly do a lookup on the component interface rather than a Home



If that is the case , how are you going to create new instances ? Does lookup mean a new instance creation? No.
 
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