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NAME ^

Wombat::Realm::RealmBase - internal realm base clas

SYNOPSIS ^

DESCRIPTION ^

Convenience base implementation of Wombat::Realm. Subclasses should implement getName(), getPassword(), and getPrincipal().

CONSTRUCTOR ^

new()

Construct and return a Wombat::Realm::RealmBase instance, initializing fields appropriately. If subclasses override the constructor, they must be sure to call

  $self->SUPER::new();

ACCESSOR METHODS ^

getAlgorithm()

Return the digest algorithm used for authenticating credentials. If no algorithm is specified, credentials will be used as submitted.

setAlgorithm($algorithm)

Set the digest algorithm used for authenticating credentials. Supported algorithms include: MD5, SHA1, HMAC, MD2, and anything else provided by the Digest library.

Parameters:

$algorithm

the digest algorithm

getContainer()

Return the Container associated with this Realm.

setContainer($container)

Set the Container associated with this Realm.

Parameters:

$container

the Wombat::Container associated with this Realm

PUBLIC METHODS ^

authenticate ($username, $credentials)

Return the Principal associated with the specified username and credentials, if there is one, or undef otherwise.

Parameters

$username

username of the principal to be looked up

$credentials

password or other credentials to use in authenticating this username

hasRole($principal, $role)

Return true if the specified Principal has the specified security role within the context of this Realm, or false otherwise.

Parameters:

$principal

the Wombat::Realm::Genericrincipal for whom the role is to be checked

$role

the name of the security role to be checked

PACKAGE METHODS ^

digest()

Digest a submitted password using the configured algorithm and convert the result to a corresponding hexadecimal string. If an exception is thrown, the plain credentials string is returned.

Parameters:

$credentials

the password or other credentials to use in authentication

getName()

Return a short name for this Realm implementation. Must be overridden by subclasses.

getPassword($username)

Return the password associated with the given Principal's user name. Should be overridden by subclasses.

Parameters:

$username

the username of the Principal

getPrincipal($username)

Return the Principal associated with the given user name. Should be overridden by subclasses.

Parameters:

$username

the username of the Principal

LIFECYCLE METHODS ^

start()

Prepare for active use of this Realm. This method should be called before any of the public methods of the Realm are utilized.

Throws:

Wombat::LifecycleException

if the Realm has already been started

stop()

Gracefully terminate active use of this Realm. Once this method has been called, no public methods of the Realm should be utilized.

Throws:

Wombat::LifecycleException

if the Realm is not started

SEE ALSO ^

Digest, Wombat::Container, Wombat::Exception, Wombat::Realm, Wombat::Realm::GenericPrincipal

AUTHOR ^

Brian Moseley, bcm@maz.org

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