Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

javax.management
Class Attribute

java.lang.Object
  extended by javax.management.Attribute
All Implemented Interfaces:
Serializable

public class Attribute
extends Object
implements Serializable

Represents an MBean attribute by associating its name with its value. The MBean server and other objects use this class to get and set attributes values.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
Attribute(String name, Object value)
          Constructs an Attribute object which associates the given attribute name with the given value.
 
Method Summary
 boolean equals(Object object)
          Compares the current Attribute Object with another Attribute Object.
 String getName()
          Returns a String containing the name of the attribute.
 Object getValue()
          Returns an Object that is the value of this attribute.
 int hashCode()
          Returns a hash code value for this attribute.
 String toString()
          Returns a String object representing this Attribute's value.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, finalize, getClass, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

Attribute

public Attribute(String name,
                 Object value)
Constructs an Attribute object which associates the given attribute name with the given value.

Parameters:
name - A String containing the name of the attribute to be created. Cannot be null.
value - The Object which is assigned to the attribute. This object must be of the same type as the attribute.
Method Detail

getName

public String getName()
Returns a String containing the name of the attribute.

Returns:
the name of the attribute.

getValue

public Object getValue()
Returns an Object that is the value of this attribute.

Returns:
the value of the attribute.

equals

public boolean equals(Object object)
Compares the current Attribute Object with another Attribute Object.

Overrides:
equals in class Object
Parameters:
object - The Attribute that the current Attribute is to be compared with.
Returns:
True if the two Attribute objects are equal, otherwise false.
See Also:
Object.hashCode(), Hashtable

hashCode

public int hashCode()
Returns a hash code value for this attribute.

Overrides:
hashCode in class Object
Returns:
a hash code value for this attribute.
See Also:
Object.equals(java.lang.Object), Hashtable

toString

public String toString()
Returns a String object representing this Attribute's value. The format of this string is not specified, but users can expect that two Attributes return the same string if and only if they are equal.

Overrides:
toString in class Object
Returns:
a string representation of the object.

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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