Interface NameIDDecoder

All Known Implementing Classes:
CryptoTransientNameIDDecoder, StoredPersistentIdDecoder, TransformingNameIDDecoder, TransientNameIDDecoder

public interface NameIDDecoder
Interface for converting a NameID back into a principal name.
  • Method Details

    • decode

      @Nullable String decode​(@Nonnull SubjectCanonicalizationContext c14nContext, @Nonnull NameID nameID) throws NameDecoderException
      Decode the provided NameID.

      If the object is incompatible with the decoder in some way, a null is returned.

      Parameters:
      c14nContext - the active c14n context
      nameID - the object to decode
      Returns:
      the principal decoded from the value, or null
      Throws:
      NameDecoderException - if an error occurred during translation