troubleshooting Question

How do you retrieve an auto increment key after persisting to the database.

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I am using toplink in netbeans to persist objects into a database.  I was wondering if there was a way to retrieve and auto increment key back from the database after persisting the object. For instance in the code below.  I need to retrieve the id in user to send it to the setUserAssignmentTask as well as retrieve the UserAssignmentTask id.  

                Integer primaryKey = this.setUserAssignmentTask(user.getId(),user.getFKsalesmanid());                
                String[] addresses = {""};
                String message = user.getFirstName() + " " + user.getLastName() + " has requested to be assigned to you \n"
                        + "Click on this link to accept this request <a href=\"http://localhost:8080/foodShow/assignUser.jsp?assignId="
                        + primaryKey.toString() + "\">http://localhost:8080/testProject/assignUser.jsp?assignId="
                        + primaryKey.toString() + "</a>";
                attendeeRegistration.SendMail sm = new attendeeRegistration.SendMail("ProjectTest",addresses,"", message);
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