Module java.base

Class PasswordAuthentication

    • Constructor Detail

      • PasswordAuthentication

        public PasswordAuthentication​(String userName,
                                      char[] password)
        Creates a new PasswordAuthentication object from the given user name and password.

        Note that the given user password is cloned before it is stored in the new PasswordAuthentication object.

        userName - the user name
        password - the user's password
    • Method Detail

      • getUserName

        public String getUserName()
        Returns the user name.
        the user name
      • getPassword

        public char[] getPassword()
        Returns the user password.

        Note that this method returns a reference to the password. It is the caller's responsibility to zero out the password information after it is no longer needed.

        the password