Class UnixPrincipal

All Implemented Interfaces:
Serializable, Principal

public class UnixPrincipal
extends Object
implements Principal, Serializable
This class implements the Principal interface and represents a Unix user.

Principals such as this UnixPrincipal 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