Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server 2.1 Developer's Guide

Using the capture-schema Utility

You can use the capture-schema command to manually generate the database metadata (.dbschema) file. For details, see the Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server 2.1 Reference Manual.

The capture-schema utility does not modify the schema in any way. Its only purpose is to provide the persistence engine with information about the structure of the database (the schema).

Keep the following in mind when using the capture-schema command: