It started with a “org.hibernate.HibernateException: Could not find datasource” which was resolved by moving the hibernate-cfg.xml to the root folder (above WEB-INF). Once this was resolved my servlet returned a “Unable to locate current JTA transaction” transaction error. The postgres datasource configured via JBoss indicated status DOWN.
occurs when getSessionFactory is attempted. Direct connection to db (w/o JBoss DS) works fine.