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Added in API level 1

KeyPair

public final class KeyPair
extends Object implements Serializable

java.lang.Object
   ↳ java.security.KeyPair


This class is a simple holder for a key pair (a public key and a private key). It does not enforce any security, and, when initialized, should be treated like a PrivateKey.

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Summary

Public constructors

KeyPair(PublicKey publicKey, PrivateKey privateKey)

Constructs a key pair from the given public key and private key.

Public methods

PrivateKey getPrivate()

Returns a reference to the private key component of this key pair.

PublicKey getPublic()

Returns a reference to the public key component of this key pair.

Inherited methods

From class java.lang.Object

Public constructors

KeyPair

Added in API level 1
KeyPair (PublicKey publicKey, 
                PrivateKey privateKey)

Constructs a key pair from the given public key and private key.

Note that this constructor only stores references to the public and private key components in the generated key pair. This is safe, because Key objects are immutable.

Parameters
publicKey PublicKey: the public key.
privateKey PrivateKey: the private key.

Public methods

getPrivate

Added in API level 1
PrivateKey getPrivate ()

Returns a reference to the private key component of this key pair.

Returns
PrivateKey a reference to the private key.

getPublic

Added in API level 1
PublicKey getPublic ()

Returns a reference to the public key component of this key pair.

Returns
PublicKey a reference to the public key.
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