public interface Destroyable
Known Indirect Subclasses

Objects such as credentials may optionally implement this interface to provide the capability to destroy its contents.

See Also

Public Method Summary

abstract void
Destroy this Object.
abstract boolean
Determine if this Object has been destroyed.

Public Methods

public abstract void destroy ()

Destroy this Object.

Sensitive information associated with this Object is destroyed or cleared. Subsequent calls to certain methods on this Object will result in an IllegalStateException being thrown.

DestroyFailedException if the destroy operation fails.

SecurityException if the caller does not have permission to destroy this Object.

public abstract boolean isDestroyed ()

Determine if this Object has been destroyed.

  • true if this Object has been destroyed, false otherwise.