org.apache.shiro.authc
Interface Account

All Superinterfaces:
AuthenticationInfo, AuthorizationInfo, Serializable
All Known Implementing Classes:
SimpleAccount

public interface Account
extends AuthenticationInfo, AuthorizationInfo

An Account is a convenience interface that extends both AuthenticationInfo and AuthorizationInfo and represents authentication and authorization for a single account in a single Realm.

This interface can be useful when a Realm implementation finds it more convenient to use a single object to encapsulate both the authentication and authorization information used by both authc and authz operations.

Please Note: Since Shiro sometimes logs account operations, please ensure your Account's toString() implementation does not print out account credentials (password, etc), as these might be viewable to someone reading your logs. This is good practice anyway, and account principals should rarely (if ever) be printed out for any reason. If you're using Shiro's default implementations of this interface, they only ever print the account principals, so you do not need to do anything additional.

Since:
0.9
See Also:
SimpleAccount

Method Summary
 
Methods inherited from interface org.apache.shiro.authc.AuthenticationInfo
getCredentials, getPrincipals
 
Methods inherited from interface org.apache.shiro.authz.AuthorizationInfo
getObjectPermissions, getRoles, getStringPermissions
 



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