javax.ejb.Timer interface defines some methods for obtaining information about timers getTimeRemaining method returns the number of milliseconds that will elapse before the next scheduled timer expiration.

  • getNextTimeout returns the point in time at which the next timer expiration is scheduled to occur.
  • getInfo returns the object that was the last parameter of the createTimer invocation.
  • getHandle returns a serializable handle to the timer. This handle can be used at a later time to re-obtain the timer reference.