The following features of GlassFish Server 3.1-3.1.1 are available only in the Full Platform Profile:
EJB features that make up the full EJB 3.1 API, such as remote EJB components, message-driven beans, web service EJB endpoints, and the EJB Timer Service
The EJB 3.1 Lite specification is supported in the Web Profile. This specification allows enterprise beans within web applications and includes support for local stateless session beans, stateful session beans, and singleton session beans.
Application Client Container
In the Web Profile, a servlet or EJB component cannot be a web service endpoint. The sun-web.xml and sun-ejb-jar.xml elements that are related to web services are ignored.
Connector modules that use only outbound communication features and work-management that does not involve inbound communication features are supported in the Web Profile. Other connector features are supported only in the Full Platform Profile.