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CRL

public abstract class CRL
extends Object

java.lang.Object
   ↳ java.security.cert.CRL


This class is an abstraction of certificate revocation lists (CRLs) that have different formats but important common uses. For example, all CRLs share the functionality of listing revoked certificates, and can be queried on whether or not they list a given certificate.

Specialized CRL types can be defined by subclassing off of this abstract class.

Summary

Protected constructors

CRL(String type)

Creates a CRL of the specified type.

Public methods

final String getType()

Returns the type of this CRL.

abstract boolean isRevoked(Certificate cert)

Checks whether the given certificate is on this CRL.

abstract String toString()

Returns a string representation of this CRL.

Inherited methods

Protected constructors

CRL

added in API level 1
protected CRL (String type)

Creates a CRL of the specified type.

Parameters
type String: the standard name of the CRL type. See Appendix A in the Java Cryptography Architecture API Specification & Reference for information about standard CRL types.

Public methods

getType

added in API level 1
public final String getType ()

Returns the type of this CRL.

Returns
String the type of this CRL.

isRevoked

added in API level 1
public abstract boolean isRevoked (Certificate cert)

Checks whether the given certificate is on this CRL.

Parameters
cert Certificate: the certificate to check for.

Returns
boolean true if the given certificate is on this CRL, false otherwise.

toString

added in API level 1
public abstract String toString ()

Returns a string representation of this CRL.

Returns
String a string representation of this CRL.