Glassfish – 3.1.X – CDIExtension not found

Today I run into a problem when trying to deploy a EAR with more than one web modules using CDI. Deploying such a EAR on Glassfish 3.1.1 or 3.1.2 will fail with the following exception:

Root exception is javax.naming.NameNotFoundException: CDIExtension not found

As you can read in this posting this is a known bug.

http://www.java.net/forum/topic/glassfish/glassfish/gf-311-jdk1716-linux-64bit-application-running-windows-7-does-not-deploy-linux

 

http://java.net/jira/browse/JERSEY-601

 

You can solve the problem when setting the system-property “com.sun.jersey.server.impl.cdi.lookupExtensionInBeanManager=true”.

This can be done from the GlassFish server console.

  • Select the node ->Configuration->server-config->JVM Settings
  • change to the tab ‘JVM Options’
  • add a new entry
    -Dcom.sun.jersey.server.impl.cdi.lookupExtensionInBeanManager=true
  • restart your server

This will solve the deployment problem.

 

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