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J2EE™ and Beyond: Design, Develop, and Deploy World-Class Java™ Software by Art Taylor

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The JSSE Package

The JSSE package contains the classes and interfaces that implement SSL with Java. This package was not intended to replace the Java socket implementation, but instead was designed to augment the package. The primary classes in the JSSE package are listed in Table 10-1.

Table 10-1. Classes/Interfaces in JSSE
Class/InterfaceDescription
SSLContextRepresents the SSL implementation and acts as a factory for secure sockets.
KeyManagerManages the key material used to authenticate the SSL socket.
TrustManagerManages the trust material used when making trust decisions.
KeyManagerFactoryActs as a factory class for the KeyManager class.
TrustManagerFactoryActs as a factory for the TrustManager class.
SSLSocketFactoryActs as a factory for the ...

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