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com.sun.security.auth
Class NTSidGroupPrincipal

java.lang.Object
  extended by com.sun.security.auth.NTSid
      extended by com.sun.security.auth.NTSidGroupPrincipal
All Implemented Interfaces:
Serializable, Principal

public class NTSidGroupPrincipal
extends NTSid

This class extends NTSid and represents one of the groups to which a Windows NT user belongs.

Principals such as this NTSidGroupPrincipal 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, NTSid, Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
NTSidGroupPrincipal(String name)
          Create an NTSidGroupPrincipal with a Windows NT group name.
 
Method Summary
 boolean equals(Object o)
          Compares the specified Object with this NTSidGroupPrincipal for equality.
 String toString()
          Return a string representation of this NTSidGroupPrincipal.
 
Methods inherited from class com.sun.security.auth.NTSid
getName, hashCode
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, finalize, getClass, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

NTSidGroupPrincipal

public NTSidGroupPrincipal(String name)
Create an NTSidGroupPrincipal with a Windows NT group name.

Parameters:
name - the Windows NT group SID for this user.

Throws:
NullPointerException - if the name is null.
Method Detail

toString

public String toString()
Return a string representation of this NTSidGroupPrincipal.

Specified by:
toString in interface Principal
Overrides:
toString in class NTSid
Returns:
a string representation of this NTSidGroupPrincipal.

equals

public boolean equals(Object o)
Compares the specified Object with this NTSidGroupPrincipal for equality. Returns true if the given object is also a NTSidGroupPrincipal and the two NTSidGroupPrincipals have the same SID.

Specified by:
equals in interface Principal
Overrides:
equals in class NTSid
Parameters:
o - Object to be compared for equality with this NTSidGroupPrincipal.
Returns:
true if the specified Object is equal equal to this NTSidGroupPrincipal.

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