JAAS

com.sun.security.auth.callback
Class TextCallbackHandler

java.lang.Object
  extended by com.sun.security.auth.callback.TextCallbackHandler
All Implemented Interfaces:
CallbackHandler

public class TextCallbackHandler
extends Object
implements CallbackHandler

Prompts and reads from the command line for answers to authentication questions. This can be used by a JAAS application to instantiate a CallbackHandler

See Also:
javax.security.auth.callback

Constructor Summary
TextCallbackHandler()
          Creates a callback handler that prompts and reads from the command line for answers to authentication questions.
 
Method Summary
 void handle(Callback[] callbacks)
          Handles the specified set of callbacks.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

TextCallbackHandler

public TextCallbackHandler()

Creates a callback handler that prompts and reads from the command line for answers to authentication questions. This can be used by JAAS applications to instantiate a CallbackHandler.

Method Detail

handle

public void handle(Callback[] callbacks)
            throws IOException,
                   UnsupportedCallbackException
Handles the specified set of callbacks.

Specified by:
handle in interface CallbackHandler
Parameters:
callbacks - the callbacks to handle
Throws:
IOException - if an input or output error occurs.
UnsupportedCallbackException - if the callback is not an instance of NameCallback or PasswordCallback

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