Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

javax.naming
Class AuthenticationNotSupportedException

java.lang.Object
  extended by java.lang.Throwable
      extended by java.lang.Exception
          extended by javax.naming.NamingException
              extended by javax.naming.NamingSecurityException
                  extended by javax.naming.AuthenticationNotSupportedException
All Implemented Interfaces:
Serializable

public class AuthenticationNotSupportedException
extends NamingSecurityException

This exception is thrown when the particular flavor of authentication requested is not supported. For example, if the program is attempting to use strong authentication but the directory/naming supports only simple authentication, this exception would be thrown. Identification of a particular flavor of authentication is provider- and server-specific. It may be specified using specific authentication schemes such those identified using SASL, or a generic authentication specifier (such as "simple" and "strong").

If the program wants to handle this exception in particular, it should catch AuthenticationNotSupportedException explicitly before attempting to catch NamingException. After catching AuthenticationNotSupportedException, the program could reattempt the authentication using a different authentication flavor by updating the resolved context's environment properties accordingly.

Synchronization and serialization issues that apply to NamingException apply directly here.

Since:
1.3
See Also:
Serialized Form

Field Summary
 
Fields inherited from class javax.naming.NamingException
remainingName, resolvedName, resolvedObj, rootException
 
Constructor Summary
AuthenticationNotSupportedException()
          Constructs a new instance of AuthenticationNotSupportedException all name resolution fields and explanation initialized to null.
AuthenticationNotSupportedException(String explanation)
          Constructs a new instance of AuthenticationNotSupportedException using an explanation.
 
Method Summary
 
Methods inherited from class javax.naming.NamingException
appendRemainingComponent, appendRemainingName, getCause, getExplanation, getRemainingName, getResolvedName, getResolvedObj, getRootCause, initCause, setRemainingName, setResolvedName, setResolvedObj, setRootCause, toString, toString
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Throwable
fillInStackTrace, getLocalizedMessage, getMessage, getStackTrace, printStackTrace, printStackTrace, printStackTrace, setStackTrace
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

AuthenticationNotSupportedException

public AuthenticationNotSupportedException(String explanation)
Constructs a new instance of AuthenticationNotSupportedException using an explanation. All other fields default to null.

Parameters:
explanation - A possibly null string containing additional detail about this exception.
See Also:
Throwable.getMessage()

AuthenticationNotSupportedException

public AuthenticationNotSupportedException()
Constructs a new instance of AuthenticationNotSupportedException all name resolution fields and explanation initialized to null.


Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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