Interface Role

  • All Superinterfaces:
    Principal
    All Known Implementing Classes:
    AbstractRole, GenericRole, MemoryRole

    public interface Role
    extends Principal

    Abstract representation of a security role, suitable for use in environments like JAAS that want to deal with Principals.

    Since:
    4.1
    Author:
    Craig R. McClanahan
    • Method Detail

      • getDescription

        String getDescription()
        Returns:
        the description of this role.
      • setDescription

        void setDescription​(String description)
        Set the description of this role.
        Parameters:
        description - The new description
      • getRolename

        String getRolename()
        Returns:
        the role name of this role, which must be unique within the scope of a UserDatabase.
      • setRolename

        void setRolename​(String rolename)
        Set the role name of this role, which must be unique within the scope of a UserDatabase.
        Parameters:
        rolename - The new role name