This section covers the extra functionality relating to the JAX-WS implementation provided in Payara Server.
Payara Server scans for specific JAX-WS files in locations further to those specified in the JAX-WS specification. Additional directories and sources are scanned are documented here.
The JAX-WS 2.2 specification states that the
jax-ws-catalog.xml file should be searched for in the
META-INF directory of a deployed
WAR file relative to the classpath. Since the classpath of a WAR can be found in
/WEB-INF/classes/, this means that this file is expected at
/WEB-INF/classes/META-INF/jax-ws-catalog.xml (from the root of the
WAR). Payara Server also searches for this file at