public interface JMXAuthenticator
Interface to define how remote credentials are converted into a JAAS Subject. This interface is used by the RMI Connector Server, and can be used by other connector servers.
The user-defined authenticator instance is passed to the connector server in the environment map as the value of the attribute
JMXConnectorServer.AUTHENTICATOR. For connector servers that use only this authentication system, if this attribute is not present or its value is
nullthen no user authentication will be performed and full access to the methods exported by the
MBeanServerConnectionobject will be allowed.
MBeanServerConnectionclient with the given client credentials.
credentials- the user-defined credentials to be passed into the server in order to authenticate the user before creating the
MBeanServerConnection. The actual type of this parameter, and whether it can be null, depends on the connector.
- the authenticated subject containing its associated principals.
SecurityException- if the server cannot authenticate the user with the provided credentials.