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Added in API level 1

HostnameVerifier

public interface HostnameVerifier

javax.net.ssl.HostnameVerifier
Known Indirect Subclasses


This class is the base interface for hostname verification.

During handshaking, if the URL's hostname and the server's identification hostname mismatch, the verification mechanism can call back to implementers of this interface to determine if this connection should be allowed.

The policies can be certificate-based or may depend on other authentication schemes.

These callbacks are used when the default rules for URL hostname verification fail.

Summary

Public methods

abstract boolean verify(String hostname, SSLSession session)

Verify that the host name is an acceptable match with the server's authentication scheme.

Public methods

verify

Added in API level 1
boolean verify (String hostname, 
                SSLSession session)

Verify that the host name is an acceptable match with the server's authentication scheme.

Parameters
hostname String: the host name
session SSLSession: SSLSession used on the connection to host
Returns
boolean true if the host name is acceptable
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