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com.sun.security.auth
Class UnixNumericUserPrincipal

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

public class UnixNumericUserPrincipal
extends Object
implements Principal, Serializable

This class implements the Principal interface and represents a user's Unix identification number (UID).

Principals such as this UnixNumericUserPrincipal 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, Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
UnixNumericUserPrincipal(long name)
          Create a UnixNumericUserPrincipal using a long representation of the user's identification number (UID).
UnixNumericUserPrincipal(String name)
          Create a UnixNumericUserPrincipal using a String representation of the user's identification number (UID).
 
Method Summary
 boolean equals(Object o)
          Compares the specified Object with this UnixNumericUserPrincipal for equality.
 String getName()
          Return the user identification number (UID) for this UnixNumericUserPrincipal.
 int hashCode()
          Return a hash code for this UnixNumericUserPrincipal.
 long longValue()
          Return the user identification number (UID) for this UnixNumericUserPrincipal as a long.
 String toString()
          Return a string representation of this UnixNumericUserPrincipal.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, finalize, getClass, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

UnixNumericUserPrincipal

public UnixNumericUserPrincipal(String name)
Create a UnixNumericUserPrincipal using a String representation of the user's identification number (UID).

Parameters:
name - the user identification number (UID) for this user.
Throws:
NullPointerException - if the name is null.

UnixNumericUserPrincipal

public UnixNumericUserPrincipal(long name)
Create a UnixNumericUserPrincipal using a long representation of the user's identification number (UID).

Parameters:
name - the user identification number (UID) for this user represented as a long.
Method Detail

getName

public String getName()
Return the user identification number (UID) for this UnixNumericUserPrincipal.

Specified by:
getName in interface Principal
Returns:
the user identification number (UID) for this UnixNumericUserPrincipal

longValue

public long longValue()
Return the user identification number (UID) for this UnixNumericUserPrincipal as a long.

Returns:
the user identification number (UID) for this UnixNumericUserPrincipal as a long.

toString

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

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

equals

public boolean equals(Object o)
Compares the specified Object with this UnixNumericUserPrincipal for equality. Returns true if the given object is also a UnixNumericUserPrincipal and the two UnixNumericUserPrincipals have the same user identification number (UID).

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

hashCode

public int hashCode()
Return a hash code for this UnixNumericUserPrincipal.

Specified by:
hashCode in interface Principal
Overrides:
hashCode in class Object
Returns:
a hash code for this UnixNumericUserPrincipal.

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