Class BasicAuthentication

    • Constructor Detail

      • BasicAuthentication

        public BasicAuthentication​( uri,
                                   java.lang.String realm,
                                   java.lang.String user,
                                   java.lang.String password)
        uri - the URI to match for the authentication
        realm - the realm to match for the authentication
        user - the user that wants to authenticate
        password - the password of the user
    • Method Detail

      • authenticate

        public Authentication.Result authenticate​(Request request,
                                                  ContentResponse response,
                                                  Authentication.HeaderInfo headerInfo,
                                                  Attributes context)
        Description copied from interface: Authentication
        Executes the authentication mechanism for the given request, returning a Authentication.Result that can be used to actually authenticate the request via Authentication.Result.apply(Request).

        If a request for "/secure" returns a Authentication.Result, then the result may be used for other requests such as "/secure/foo" or "/secure/bar", unless those resources are protected by other realms.

        request - the request to execute the authentication mechanism for
        response - the 401 response obtained in the previous attempt to request the protected resource
        headerInfo - the WWW-Authenticate (or Proxy-Authenticate) header chosen for this authentication (among the many that the response may contain)
        context - the conversation context in case the authentication needs multiple exchanges to be completed and information needs to be stored across exchanges
        the authentication result, or null if the authentication could not be performed