Chapter 7. Working with Message Driven Beans

Table of Contents

Six steps to MDB nirvana in JBoss
Writing Message Driven Bean
Advanced MDB configuration

Author:Peter Antman <>


This chapter describes how to use Message Driven Beans with JBoss. Message Driven Beans are a new bean type added in the EJB 2.0 specification. They are therefore still somewhat unknown and under utilized. Hopefully this documentation will lessen that a bit, since JBoss has full support for Message Driven Beans.