Interface TrustEngine<TokenType>

Type Parameters:
TokenType - the token type this trust engine evaluates
All Known Subinterfaces:
PKIXTrustEngine<TokenType>, SignatureTrustEngine, TrustedCredentialTrustEngine<TokenType>
All Known Implementing Classes:
BaseSignatureTrustEngine, ChainingSignatureTrustEngine, ChainingTrustEngine, ExplicitKeySignatureTrustEngine, ExplicitKeyTrustEngine, ExplicitX509CertificateTrustEngine, PKIXSignatureTrustEngine, PKIXX509CredentialTrustEngine

public interface TrustEngine<TokenType>
Evaluates the trustworthiness and validity of a token against implementation-specific requirements.
  • Method Summary

    Modifier and Type Method Description
    boolean validate​(TokenType token, CriteriaSet trustBasisCriteria)
    Validates the token against trusted information obtained in an implementation-specific manner.
  • Method Details

    • validate

      boolean validate​(@Nonnull TokenType token, @Nullable CriteriaSet trustBasisCriteria) throws SecurityException
      Validates the token against trusted information obtained in an implementation-specific manner.
      Parameters:
      token - security token to validate
      trustBasisCriteria - criteria used to describe and/or resolve the information which serves as the basis for trust evaluation
      Returns:
      true iff the token is trusted and valid
      Throws:
      SecurityException - thrown if there is a problem validating the security token