public interface CertPathChecker
Performs one or more checks on each
Certificate of a
CertPathChecker implementation is typically created to extend
a certification path validation algorithm. For example, an implementation
may check for and process a critical private extension of each certificate
in a certification path.
|Modifier and Type||Method and Description|
Performs the check(s) on the specified certificate using its internal state.
Initializes the internal state of this
Indicates if forward checking is supported.
void init(boolean forward) throws CertPathValidatorException
forward flag specifies the order that certificates will
be passed to the
check method (forward or reverse).
forward- the order that certificates are presented to the
true, certificates are presented from target to trust anchor (forward); if
false, from trust anchor to target (reverse).
CertPathValidatorException- if this
CertPathCheckeris unable to check certificates in the specified order
CertPathCheckerto perform its checks when certificates are presented to the
checkmethod in the forward direction (from target to trust anchor).
trueif forward checking is supported,
void check(Certificate cert) throws CertPathValidatorException
Certificateto be checked
CertPathValidatorException- if the specified certificate does not pass the check
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