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9.9. Transactional Client


The transactional client pattern, shown in Figure 9.7, “Transactional Client Pattern”, refers to messaging endpoints that can participate in a transaction. Apache Camel supports transactions using Spring transaction management.

Figure 9.7. Transactional Client Pattern

Transactional client pattern

Transaction oriented endpoints

Not all Apache Camel endpoints support transactions. Those that do are called transaction oriented endpoints (or TOEs). For example, both the JMS component and the ActiveMQ component support transactions.
To enable transactions on a component, you must perform the appropriate initialization before adding the component to the CamelContext. This entails writing code to initialize your transactional components explicitly.


The details of configuring transactions in Apache Camel are beyond the scope of this guide. For full details of how to use transactions, see the Apache Camel Transaction Guide.