Importing enterprise applications

You can import an EAR file and define a new enterprise application project using the Assembly Toolkit.

  1. Start the Assembly Toolkit.

  2. Click File > Import.Alternatively, you can right-click Enterprise Applications in a view such as the J2EE Hierarchy view and click Import. Or, on Windows platforms, you can drag the EAR file and drop it on a view.

  3. In the Import dialog, specify the EAR file to import and the project name...

    1. Click EAR file > Next.

    2. Specify the EAR file to import. Use Browse to locate the EAR file and specify its full path name.

    3. (Optional)   Specify a new enterprise application project name. A project name is assigned automatically. The project name you specify must be unique within the directory.

    4. Click Finish.

  4. Verify the contents of the new enterprise application project in either of the following ways...

    • In the J2EE Hierarchy view, expand Enterprise Applications and view the new project.

    • Click Window > Show View > Navigator to see the associated files for the enterprise application project in a Navigator view.


See Also

Assembling applications with the Assembly Toolkit