Module java.base

Interface CertSelector

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public interface CertSelector
extends Cloneable
A selector that defines a set of criteria for selecting Certificates. Classes that implement this interface are often used to specify which Certificates should be retrieved from a CertStore.

Concurrent Access

Unless otherwise specified, the methods defined in this interface are not thread-safe. Multiple threads that need to access a single object concurrently should synchronize amongst themselves and provide the necessary locking. Multiple threads each manipulating separate objects need not synchronize.

See Also:
Certificate, CertStore, CertStore.getCertificates(
  • Method Summary

    Modifier and Type Method Description
    Object clone()
    Makes a copy of this CertSelector.
    boolean match​(Certificate cert)
    Decides whether a Certificate should be selected.
  • Method Details

    • match

      boolean match​(Certificate cert)
      Decides whether a Certificate should be selected.
      cert - the Certificate to be checked
      true if the Certificate should be selected, false otherwise
    • clone

      Object clone()
      Makes a copy of this CertSelector. Changes to the copy will not affect the original and vice versa.
      a copy of this CertSelector