org.apache.http.client
Interface AuthenticationHandler

All Known Implementing Classes:
AbstractAuthenticationHandler, DefaultProxyAuthenticationHandler, DefaultTargetAuthenticationHandler

Deprecated. (4.2) use AuthenticationStrategy

@Deprecated
public interface AuthenticationHandler

/** A handler for determining if an HTTP response represents an authentication challenge that was sent back to the client as a result of authentication failure.

Implementations of this interface must be thread-safe. Access to shared data must be synchronized as methods of this interface may be executed from multiple threads.

Since:
4.0

Method Summary
 Map<String,Header> getChallenges(HttpResponse response, HttpContext context)
          Deprecated. Extracts from the given HTTP response a collection of authentication challenges, each of which represents an authentication scheme supported by the authentication host.
 boolean isAuthenticationRequested(HttpResponse response, HttpContext context)
          Deprecated. Determines if the given HTTP response response represents an authentication challenge that was sent back as a result of authentication failure
 AuthScheme selectScheme(Map<String,Header> challenges, HttpResponse response, HttpContext context)
          Deprecated. Selects one authentication challenge out of all available and creates and generates AuthScheme instance capable of processing that challenge.
 

Method Detail

isAuthenticationRequested

boolean isAuthenticationRequested(HttpResponse response,
                                  HttpContext context)
Deprecated. 
Determines if the given HTTP response response represents an authentication challenge that was sent back as a result of authentication failure

Parameters:
response - HTTP response.
context - HTTP context.
Returns:
true if user authentication is required, false otherwise.

getChallenges

Map<String,Header> getChallenges(HttpResponse response,
                                 HttpContext context)
                                 throws MalformedChallengeException
Deprecated. 
Extracts from the given HTTP response a collection of authentication challenges, each of which represents an authentication scheme supported by the authentication host.

Parameters:
response - HTTP response.
context - HTTP context.
Returns:
a collection of challenges keyed by names of corresponding authentication schemes.
Throws:
MalformedChallengeException - if one of the authentication challenges is not valid or malformed.

selectScheme

AuthScheme selectScheme(Map<String,Header> challenges,
                        HttpResponse response,
                        HttpContext context)
                        throws AuthenticationException
Deprecated. 
Selects one authentication challenge out of all available and creates and generates AuthScheme instance capable of processing that challenge.

Parameters:
challenges - collection of challenges.
response - HTTP response.
context - HTTP context.
Returns:
authentication scheme to use for authentication.
Throws:
AuthenticationException - if an authentication scheme could not be selected.


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