Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.security
Class GeneralSecurityException

java.lang.Object
  extended by java.lang.Throwable
      extended by java.lang.Exception
          extended by java.security.GeneralSecurityException
All Implemented Interfaces:
Serializable
Direct Known Subclasses:
BadPaddingException, CertificateException, CertPathBuilderException, CertPathValidatorException, CertStoreException, CRLException, DigestException, ExemptionMechanismException, IllegalBlockSizeException, InvalidAlgorithmParameterException, InvalidKeySpecException, InvalidParameterSpecException, KeyException, KeyStoreException, LoginException, NoSuchAlgorithmException, NoSuchPaddingException, NoSuchProviderException, ShortBufferException, SignatureException, UnrecoverableEntryException

public class GeneralSecurityException
extends Exception

The GeneralSecurityException class is a generic security exception class that provides type safety for all the security-related exception classes that extend from it.

See Also:
Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
GeneralSecurityException()
          Constructs a GeneralSecurityException with no detail message.
GeneralSecurityException(String msg)
          Constructs a GeneralSecurityException with the specified detail message.
GeneralSecurityException(String message, Throwable cause)
          Creates a GeneralSecurityException with the specified detail message and cause.
GeneralSecurityException(Throwable cause)
          Creates a GeneralSecurityException with the specified cause and a detail message of (cause==null ? null : cause.toString()) (which typically contains the class and detail message of cause).
 
Method Summary
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Throwable
fillInStackTrace, getCause, getLocalizedMessage, getMessage, getStackTrace, initCause, printStackTrace, printStackTrace, printStackTrace, setStackTrace, toString
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

GeneralSecurityException

public GeneralSecurityException()
Constructs a GeneralSecurityException with no detail message.


GeneralSecurityException

public GeneralSecurityException(String msg)
Constructs a GeneralSecurityException with the specified detail message. A detail message is a String that describes this particular exception.

Parameters:
msg - the detail message.

GeneralSecurityException

public GeneralSecurityException(String message,
                                Throwable cause)
Creates a GeneralSecurityException with the specified detail message and cause.

Parameters:
message - the detail message (which is saved for later retrieval by the Throwable.getMessage() method).
cause - the cause (which is saved for later retrieval by the Throwable.getCause() method). (A null value is permitted, and indicates that the cause is nonexistent or unknown.)
Since:
1.5

GeneralSecurityException

public GeneralSecurityException(Throwable cause)
Creates a GeneralSecurityException with the specified cause and a detail message of (cause==null ? null : cause.toString()) (which typically contains the class and detail message of cause).

Parameters:
cause - the cause (which is saved for later retrieval by the Throwable.getCause() method). (A null value is permitted, and indicates that the cause is nonexistent or unknown.)
Since:
1.5

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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