Interface Authentication

    • Method Detail

      • matches

        boolean matches​(java.lang.String type,
                        java.lang.String realm)
        Matches Authentications based on the given parameters
        type - the Authentication type such as "Basic" or "Digest"
        uri - the request URI
        realm - the authentication realm as provided in the WWW-Authenticate response header
        true if this authentication matches, false otherwise
      • authenticate

        Authentication.Result authenticate​(Request request,
                                           ContentResponse response,
                                           Authentication.HeaderInfo headerInfo,
                                           Attributes context)
        Executes the authentication mechanism for the given request, returning a Authentication.Result that can be used to actually authenticate the request via Authentication.Result.apply(Request).

        If a request for "/secure" returns a Authentication.Result, then the result may be used for other requests such as "/secure/foo" or "/secure/bar", unless those resources are protected by other realms.

        request - the request to execute the authentication mechanism for
        response - the 401 response obtained in the previous attempt to request the protected resource
        headerInfo - the WWW-Authenticate (or Proxy-Authenticate) header chosen for this authentication (among the many that the response may contain)
        context - the conversation context in case the authentication needs multiple exchanges to be completed and information needs to be stored across exchanges
        the authentication result, or null if the authentication could not be performed