Package javax.security.auth

Interface Summary

Destroyable Objects such as credentials may optionally implement this interface to provide the capability to destroy its contents.
Refreshable Objects such as credentials may optionally implement this interface to provide the capability to refresh itself.

Class Summary

AuthPermission This class is for authentication permissions.
Policy This is an abstract class for representing the system policy for Subject-based authorization.
PrivateCredentialPermission This class is used to protect access to private Credentials belonging to a particular Subject.
Subject A Subject represents a grouping of related information for a single entity, such as a person.
SubjectDomainCombiner A SubjectDomainCombiner updates ProtectionDomains with Principals from the Subject associated with this SubjectDomainCombiner.

Exception Summary

DestroyFailedException Signals that a destroy operation failed.
RefreshFailedException Signals that a refresh operation failed.