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Java Security by Scott Oaks

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Name

Class java.security.Signer

Synopsis

A signer abstracts the notion of a principal (that is, an individual or a corporation) that has a private key and a corresponding public key. Signers may optionally belong to an identity scope. This class is deprecated in1.2.

Class Definition

public abstract class java.security.Signer
	extends java.security.Identity {

	// Constructors
	protected Signer();
	public Signer(String);
	public Signer(String, IdentityScope);

	// Instance Methods
	public PrivateKey getPrivateKey();
	public final void setKeyPair(KeyPair);
	public String toString();
}

See also:

Identity, Principal

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