org.apache.http.ssl
Interface TrustStrategy


public interface TrustStrategy

A strategy to establish trustworthiness of certificates without consulting the trust manager configured in the actual SSL context. This interface can be used to override the standard JSSE certificate verification process.

Since:
4.4

Method Summary
 boolean isTrusted(X509Certificate[] chain, String authType)
          Determines whether the certificate chain can be trusted without consulting the trust manager configured in the actual SSL context.
 

Method Detail

isTrusted

boolean isTrusted(X509Certificate[] chain,
                  String authType)
                  throws CertificateException
Determines whether the certificate chain can be trusted without consulting the trust manager configured in the actual SSL context. This method can be used to override the standard JSSE certificate verification process.

Please note that, if this method returns false, the trust manager configured in the actual SSL context can still clear the certificate as trusted.

Parameters:
chain - the peer certificate chain
authType - the authentication type based on the client certificate
Returns:
true if the certificate can be trusted without verification by the trust manager, false otherwise.
Throws:
CertificateException - thrown if the certificate is not trusted or invalid.


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