@Deprecated public interface Authenticator
Authenticatorinterface defines the service interface of the authenticator used by the Sling engine. This service provides a method to find an
AuthenticationHandlerand call its
This interface is not intended to be implemented by applications but may be used to initiate the authentication process form a request processing servlet or script.
|Modifier and Type||Method and Description|
void login(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request, javax.servlet.http.HttpServletResponse response)
AuthenticationHandlerfor the given request and call its
AuthenticationHandler.requestAuthentication(HttpServletRequest, HttpServletResponse)method to initiate an authentication process with the client to login to Sling.
This method must be called on an uncommitted response since the
implementation may want to reset the response to start the authentication
process with a clean response. If the response is already committed an
IllegalStateException is thrown.
After this method has finished, request processing should be terminated and the response be considered committed and finished.
request- The object representing the client request.
response- The object representing the response to the client.
NoAuthenticationHandlerException- If no authentication handler claims responsibility to authenticate the request.
IllegalStateException- If the response has already been committed.
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