CertPathChecker

public interface CertPathChecker
Known Indirect Subclasses

Performs one or more checks on each Certificate of a CertPath.

A CertPathChecker implementation is typically created to extend a certification path validation algorithm. For example, an implementation may check for and process a critical private extension of each certificate in a certification path.

Public Method Summary

abstract void
check(Certificate cert)
Performs the check(s) on the specified certificate using its internal state.
abstract void
init(boolean forward)
Initializes the internal state of this CertPathChecker.
abstract boolean
isForwardCheckingSupported()
Indicates if forward checking is supported.

Public Methods

public abstract void check (Certificate cert)

Performs the check(s) on the specified certificate using its internal state. The certificates are presented in the order specified by the init method.

Parameters
cert the Certificate to be checked
Throws
CertPathValidatorException if the specified certificate does not pass the check

public abstract void init (boolean forward)

Initializes the internal state of this CertPathChecker.

The forward flag specifies the order that certificates will be passed to the check method (forward or reverse).

Parameters
forward the order that certificates are presented to the