Class UnixPrincipal

  • All Implemented Interfaces:
    Serializable, Principal

    public class UnixPrincipal
    extends Object
    implements Principal, Serializable
    This class implements the Principal interface and represents a Unix user.

    Principals such as this UnixPrincipal may be associated with a particular Subject to augment that Subject with an additional identity. Refer to the Subject class for more information on how to achieve this. Authorization decisions can then be based upon the Principals associated with a Subject.

    See Also:
    Principal, Subject, Serialized Form
    • Constructor Detail

      • UnixPrincipal

        public UnixPrincipal​(String name)
        Create a UnixPrincipal with a Unix username.
        name - the Unix username for this user.
        NullPointerException - if the name is null.
    • Method Detail

      • getName

        public String getName()
        Return the Unix username for this UnixPrincipal.
        Specified by:
        getName in interface Principal
        the Unix username for this UnixPrincipal
      • toString

        public String toString()
        Return a string representation of this UnixPrincipal.
        Specified by:
        toString in interface Principal
        toString in class Object
        a string representation of this UnixPrincipal.
      • equals

        public boolean equals​(Object o)
        Compares the specified Object with this UnixPrincipal for equality. Returns true if the given object is also a UnixPrincipal and the two UnixPrincipals have the same username.
        Specified by:
        equals in interface Principal
        equals in class Object
        o - Object to be compared for equality with this UnixPrincipal.
        true if the specified Object is equal to this UnixPrincipal.
        See Also:
        Object.hashCode(), HashMap