- Direct Known Subclasses:
public class NTSid extends Object implements Principal, SerializableThis class implements the
Principalinterface and represents information about a Windows NT user, group or realm.
Windows NT chooses to represent users, groups and realms (or domains) with not only common names, but also relatively unique numbers. These numbers are called Security IDentifiers, or SIDs. Windows NT also provides services that render these SIDs into string forms. This class represents these string forms.
Principals such as this
NTSidmay be associated with a particular
Subjectto augment that
Subjectwith an additional identity. Refer to the
Subjectclass for more information on how to achieve this. Authorization decisions can then be based upon the Principals associated with a
public String getName()Return a string version of this
public String toString()Return a string representation of this
public boolean equals(Object o)Compares the specified Object with this
NTSidfor equality. Returns true if the given object is also a
NTSidand the two NTSids have the same String representation.