Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

Uses of Interface
java.security.Principal

Packages that use Principal
java.net Provides the classes for implementing networking applications. 
java.security Provides the classes and interfaces for the security framework. 
java.security.acl The classes and interfaces in this package have been superseded by classes in the java.security package. 
java.security.cert Provides classes and interfaces for parsing and managing certificates, certificate revocation lists (CRLs), and certification paths. 
javax.management.remote Interfaces for remote access to JMX MBean servers. 
javax.net.ssl Provides classes for the secure socket package. 
javax.security.auth This package provides a framework for authentication and authorization. 
javax.security.auth.kerberos This package contains utility classes related to the Kerberos network authentication protocol. 
javax.security.auth.x500 This package contains the classes that should be used to store X500 Principal and X500 Private Crendentials in a Subject
javax.security.cert Provides classes for public key certificates. 
javax.xml.ws This package contains the core JAX-WS APIs. 
 

Uses of Principal in java.net
 

Methods in java.net that return Principal
abstract  Principal SecureCacheResponse.getLocalPrincipal()
          Returns the principal that was sent to the server during handshaking in the original connection that retrieved the network resource.
abstract  Principal SecureCacheResponse.getPeerPrincipal()
          Returns the server's principal which was established as part of defining the session during the original connection that retrieved the network resource.
 

Uses of Principal in java.security
 

Classes in java.security that implement Principal
 class Identity
          Deprecated. This class is no longer used. Its functionality has been replaced by java.security.KeyStore, the java.security.cert package, and java.security.Principal.
 class IdentityScope
          Deprecated. This class is no longer used. Its functionality has been replaced by java.security.KeyStore, the java.security.cert package, and java.security.Principal.
 class Signer
          Deprecated. This class is no longer used. Its functionality has been replaced by java.security.KeyStore, the java.security.cert package, and java.security.Principal.
 

Methods in java.security that return Principal
 Principal Certificate.getGuarantor()
          Deprecated. Returns the guarantor of the certificate, that is, the principal guaranteeing that the public key associated with this certificate is that of the principal associated with this certificate.
 Principal Certificate.getPrincipal()
          Deprecated. Returns the principal of the principal-key pair being guaranteed by the guarantor.
 Principal[] ProtectionDomain.getPrincipals()
          Returns an array of principals for this domain.
 

Methods in java.security with parameters of type Principal
 Identity IdentityScope.getIdentity(Principal principal)
          Deprecated. Retrieves the identity whose name is the same as that of the specified principal.
 

Constructors in java.security with parameters of type Principal
ProtectionDomain(CodeSource codesource, PermissionCollection permissions, ClassLoader classloader, Principal[] principals)
          Creates a new ProtectionDomain qualified by the given CodeSource, Permissions, ClassLoader and array of Principals.
 

Uses of Principal in java.security.acl
 

Subinterfaces of Principal in java.security.acl
 interface Group
          This interface is used to represent a group of principals.
 

Methods in java.security.acl that return Principal
 Principal AclEntry.getPrincipal()
          Returns the principal for which permissions are granted or denied by this ACL entry.
 

Methods in java.security.acl that return types with arguments of type Principal
 Enumeration<? extends Principal> Group.members()
          Returns an enumeration of the members in the group.
 

Methods in java.security.acl with parameters of type Principal
 boolean Acl.addEntry(Principal caller, AclEntry entry)
          Adds an ACL entry to this ACL.
 boolean Group.addMember(Principal user)
          Adds the specified member to the group.
 boolean Owner.addOwner(Principal caller, Principal owner)
          Adds an owner.
 boolean Acl.checkPermission(Principal principal, Permission permission)
          Checks whether or not the specified principal has the specified permission.
 boolean Owner.deleteOwner(Principal caller, Principal owner)
          Deletes an owner.
 Enumeration<Permission> Acl.getPermissions(Principal user)
          Returns an enumeration for the set of allowed permissions for the specified principal (representing an entity such as an individual or a group).
 boolean Group.isMember(Principal member)
          Returns true if the passed principal is a member of the group.
 boolean Owner.isOwner(Principal owner)
          Returns true if the given principal is an owner of the ACL.
 boolean Acl.removeEntry(Principal caller, AclEntry entry)
          Removes an ACL entry from this ACL.
 boolean Group.removeMember(Principal user)
          Removes the specified member from the group.
 void Acl.setName(Principal caller, String name)
          Sets the name of this ACL.
 boolean AclEntry.setPrincipal(Principal user)
          Specifies the principal for which permissions are granted or denied by this ACL entry.
 

Uses of Principal in java.security.cert
 

Methods in java.security.cert that return Principal
abstract  Principal X509CRL.getIssuerDN()
          Denigrated, replaced by X509CRL.getIssuerX500Principal().
abstract  Principal X509Certificate.getIssuerDN()
          Denigrated, replaced by X509Certificate.getIssuerX500Principal().
abstract  Principal X509Certificate.getSubjectDN()
          Denigrated, replaced by X509Certificate.getSubjectX500Principal().
 

Uses of Principal in javax.management.remote
 

Classes in javax.management.remote that implement Principal
 class JMXPrincipal
          The identity of a remote client of the JMX Remote API.
 

Uses of Principal in javax.net.ssl
 

Methods in javax.net.ssl that return Principal
 Principal SSLSession.getLocalPrincipal()
          Returns the principal that was sent to the peer during handshaking.
 Principal HttpsURLConnection.getLocalPrincipal()
          Returns the principal that was sent to the server during handshaking.
 Principal HandshakeCompletedEvent.getLocalPrincipal()
          Returns the principal that was sent to the peer during handshaking.
 Principal SSLSession.getPeerPrincipal()
          Returns the identity of the peer which was established as part of defining the session.
 Principal HttpsURLConnection.getPeerPrincipal()
          Returns the server's principal which was established as part of defining the session.
 Principal HandshakeCompletedEvent.getPeerPrincipal()
          Returns the identity of the peer which was established as part of defining the session.
 

Methods in javax.net.ssl with parameters of type Principal
 String X509KeyManager.chooseClientAlias(String[] keyType, Principal[] issuers, Socket socket)
          Choose an alias to authenticate the client side of a secure socket given the public key type and the list of certificate issuer authorities recognized by the peer (if any).
 String X509ExtendedKeyManager.chooseEngineClientAlias(String[] keyType, Principal[] issuers, SSLEngine engine)
          Choose an alias to authenticate the client side of an SSLEngine connection given the public key type and the list of certificate issuer authorities recognized by the peer (if any).
 String X509ExtendedKeyManager.chooseEngineServerAlias(String keyType, Principal[] issuers, SSLEngine engine)
          Choose an alias to authenticate the server side of an SSLEngine connection given the public key type and the list of certificate issuer authorities recognized by the peer (if any).
 String X509KeyManager.chooseServerAlias(String keyType, Principal[] issuers, Socket socket)
          Choose an alias to authenticate the server side of a secure socket given the public key type and the list of certificate issuer authorities recognized by the peer (if any).
 String[] X509KeyManager.getClientAliases(String keyType, Principal[] issuers)
          Get the matching aliases for authenticating the client side of a secure socket given the public key type and the list of certificate issuer authorities recognized by the peer (if any).
 String[] X509KeyManager.getServerAliases(String keyType, Principal[] issuers)
          Get the matching aliases for authenticating the server side of a secure socket given the public key type and the list of certificate issuer authorities recognized by the peer (if any).
 

Uses of Principal in javax.security.auth
 

Methods in javax.security.auth with type parameters of type Principal
<T extends Principal>
Set<T>
Subject.getPrincipals(Class<T> c)
          Return a Set of Principals associated with this Subject that are instances or subclasses of the specified Class.
 

Methods in javax.security.auth that return types with arguments of type Principal
 Set<Principal> Subject.getPrincipals()
          Return the Set of Principals associated with this Subject.
 

Constructor parameters in javax.security.auth with type arguments of type Principal
Subject(boolean readOnly, Set<? extends Principal> principals, Set<?> pubCredentials, Set<?> privCredentials)
          Create an instance of a Subject with Principals and credentials.
 

Uses of Principal in javax.security.auth.kerberos
 

Classes in javax.security.auth.kerberos that implement Principal
 class KerberosPrincipal
          This class encapsulates a Kerberos principal.
 

Uses of Principal in javax.security.auth.x500
 

Classes in javax.security.auth.x500 that implement Principal
 class X500Principal
           This class represents an X.500 Principal.
 

Uses of Principal in javax.security.cert
 

Methods in javax.security.cert that return Principal
abstract  Principal X509Certificate.getIssuerDN()
          Gets the issuer (issuer distinguished name) value from the certificate.
abstract  Principal X509Certificate.getSubjectDN()
          Gets the subject (subject distinguished name) value from the certificate.
 

Uses of Principal in javax.xml.ws
 

Methods in javax.xml.ws that return Principal
 Principal WebServiceContext.getUserPrincipal()
          Returns the Principal that identifies the sender of the request currently being serviced.
 


Java™ Platform
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