You can build, package, and deploy the helloservice example using either NetBeans IDE or Ant. You can then use the Admin Console to test the web service endpoint methods.
Follow these instructions to build, package, and deploy the helloservice example to your Application Server instance using the NetBeans IDE IDE.
In NetBeans IDE, select File->Open Project.
In the Open Project dialog, navigate to tut-install/examples/ejb/.
Select the helloservice folder.
Select the Open as Main Project and Open Required Projects check boxes.
Click Open Project Folder.
In the Projects tab, right-click the helloservice project and select Deploy Project.
This builds and packages to application into helloservice.ear, located in tut-install/examples/ejb/helloservice/dist, and deploys this ear file to your Application Server instance.
Follow these instructions to build, package, and deploy the helloservice example to your Application Server instance using Ant.
In a terminal window, go to the tut-install/examples/ejb/helloservice/ directory.
To build helloservice, type the following command:
This runs the default task, which compiles the source files and packages the application into a JAR file located at tut-install/examples/ejb/helloservice/dist/helloservice.jar.
To deploy helloservice, type the following command:
Upon deployment, the Application Server generates additional artifacts required for web service invocation, including the WSDL file.
The Application Server Admin Console allows you to test the methods of a web service endpoint. To test the sayHello method of HelloServiceBean, do the following: Open the Admin Console by opening the following URL in a web browser:
Enter the admin username and password to log in to the Admin Console.
Click Web Services in the left pane of the Admin Console.
Under Methods, enter a name as the parameter to the sayHello method.
Click the sayHello button.
This will take you to the sayHello Method invocation page.
Under Method returned, you’ll see the response from the endpoint.