Class AuthenticationChallenge

  • public class AuthenticationChallenge
    extends Object
    A simple representation of an authentication challenge as sent in a "WWW-Authenticate" or "Proxy-Authenticate" header. Such challenges start with a mechanism name, followed either by one single token, or by a list of key=value pairs.
    See Also:
    RFC 7235, sec. 2.1
    • Constructor Detail

      • AuthenticationChallenge

        public AuthenticationChallenge​(String mechanism)
        Create a new AuthenticationChallenge with the given mechanism.
        mechanism - for the challenge
    • Method Detail

      • getMechanism

        public String getMechanism()
        Retrieves the authentication mechanism specified by this challenge, for instance "Basic".
        the mechanism name
      • getToken

        public String getToken()
        Retrieves the token of the challenge, if any.
        the token, or null if there is none.
      • getArguments

        public Map<String,​String> getArguments()
        Retrieves the arguments of the challenge.
        a possibly empty map of the key=value arguments of the challenge