public interface PrivateKey extends Key, Destroyable
Note: The specialized private key interfaces extend this interface.
See, for example, the
DSAPrivateKey interface in
Implementations should override the default
isDestroyed methods from the
Destroyable interface to enable
sensitive key information to be destroyed, cleared, or in the case
where such information is immutable, unreferenced.
should also override
to prevent keys that have been destroyed from being serialized.
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The class fingerprint that is set to indicate serialization compatibility with a previous version of the class.
static final long serialVersionUID
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