Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

javax.xml.crypto.dsig.keyinfo
Interface KeyName

All Superinterfaces:
XMLStructure

public interface KeyName
extends XMLStructure

A representation of the XML KeyName element as defined in the W3C Recommendation for XML-Signature Syntax and Processing. A KeyName object contains a string value which may be used by the signer to communicate a key identifier to the recipient. The XML Schema Definition is defined as:

 <element name="KeyName" type="string"/>
 
A KeyName instance may be created by invoking the newKeyName method of the KeyInfoFactory class, and passing it a String representing the name of the key; for example:
 KeyInfoFactory factory = KeyInfoFactory.getInstance("DOM");
 KeyName keyName = factory.newKeyName("Alice");   
 

Since:
1.6
See Also:
KeyInfoFactory.newKeyName(String)

Method Summary
 String getName()
          Returns the name of this KeyName.
 
Methods inherited from interface javax.xml.crypto.XMLStructure
isFeatureSupported
 

Method Detail

getName

String getName()
Returns the name of this KeyName.

Returns:
the name of this KeyName (never null)

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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