- All Known Implementing Classes:
- AuthnSakai2Impl, AuthnStandaloneImpl, AuthnTestImpl
public interface Authn
Facade to abstract external authentication services.
Since this is an application-wide singleton pointing to an otherwise opaque service,
we do not assume that the authenticator has access to (for example) an up-to-date
fully constructed FacesContext.
- an ID uniquely identifying the currently authenticated user in a
site, or null if the user has not been authenticated.
void setAuthnContext(Object whatToAuthn)
whatToAuthn - the javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest or
javax.portlet.PortletRequest for which authentication should be checked. Since
they don't share an interface, a generic object is passed.
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