- Direct Known Subclasses:
public class NTSid extends Object implements Principal, Serializable
Principalinterface and represents information about a Windows NT user, group or realm.
Windows NT chooses to represent users, groups and realms (or domains) with not only common names, but also relatively unique numbers. These numbers are called Security IDentifiers, or SIDs. Windows NT also provides services that render these SIDs into string forms. This class represents these string forms.
Principals such as this
may be associated with a particular
to augment that
Subject with an additional
identity. Refer to the
Subject class for more information
on how to achieve this. Authorization decisions can then be based upon
the Principals associated with a
getNamepublic String getName()Return a string version of this
toStringpublic String toString()Return a string representation of this
equalspublic boolean equals(Object o)Compares the specified Object with this
NTSidfor equality. Returns true if the given object is also a
NTSidand the two NTSids have the same String representation.
hashCodepublic int hashCode()Return a hash code for this