- All Superinterfaces:
A map store that can authenticate the credentials provided by a user.
- Alexander Schwartz
authenticateAuthenticate a user with the provided input credentials. Use this, for example, for Kerberos SPNEGO authentication, where the user will be determined at the end of the interaction with the client.
realm- realm against which to authenticate against
input- information provided by the user
- Information on how to continue the conversion with the client, or a terminal result. For a successful authentication, will also contain information about the user.