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net.rim.device.api.crypto
Interface AsymmetricCryptoToken

All Superinterfaces:
CryptoToken, Persistable, Persistable
All Known Implementing Classes:
DHCryptoToken, DSACryptoToken, ECCryptoToken, KEACryptoToken, RSACryptoToken

public interface AsymmetricCryptoToken
extends CryptoToken

Defines a crypto token for asymmetric key algorithms.

Crypto tokens are used to store and distribute crypotgraphic information.

Category:
CryptoExtensionAPI: This element is part of the Crypto Extension API. These APIs are intended for parties interested in extending the security provider frameworks, such as integrating a new security medium.
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.

Since:
JDE 3.6.0

Field Summary
 Category: CryptoExtensionAPI Category: Signed static int KEY_GENERATION
          Use this value with the isSupported() method to query whether generating keys of a particular bit length is supported by this CryptoToken.
 Category: CryptoExtensionAPI Category: Signed static int PRIVATE_KEY_OPERATION
          Use this value with the isSupported() method to query whether performing a private key operation with keys of a particular bit length is supported by this CryptoToken.
 Category: CryptoExtensionAPI Category: Signed static int PUBLIC_KEY_OPERATION
          Use this value with the isSupported() method to query whether performing a public key operation with keys of a particular bit length is supported by this CryptoToken.
 
Method Summary
 Category: CryptoExtensionAPI Category: Signed  boolean isSupported(CryptoSystem cryptoSystem, int operation)
          Indicates whether the chosen operation is supported by this CryptoToken using the provided CryptoSytem.
 
Methods inherited from interface net.rim.device.api.crypto.CryptoToken
getAlgorithm, providesUserAuthentication
 

Field Detail

KEY_GENERATION

public static final int KEY_GENERATION
Use this value with the isSupported() method to query whether generating keys of a particular bit length is supported by this CryptoToken.
Since:
JDE 3.6.0
Category:
CryptoExtensionAPI: This element is part of the Crypto Extension API. These APIs are intended for parties interested in extending the security provider frameworks, such as integrating a new security medium.
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.

PRIVATE_KEY_OPERATION

public static final int PRIVATE_KEY_OPERATION
Use this value with the isSupported() method to query whether performing a private key operation with keys of a particular bit length is supported by this CryptoToken.
Since:
JDE 3.6.0
Category:
CryptoExtensionAPI: This element is part of the Crypto Extension API. These APIs are intended for parties interested in extending the security provider frameworks, such as integrating a new security medium.
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.

PUBLIC_KEY_OPERATION

public static final int PUBLIC_KEY_OPERATION
Use this value with the isSupported() method to query whether performing a public key operation with keys of a particular bit length is supported by this CryptoToken.
Since:
JDE 3.6.0
Category:
CryptoExtensionAPI: This element is part of the Crypto Extension API. These APIs are intended for parties interested in extending the security provider frameworks, such as integrating a new security medium.
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Method Detail

isSupported

public boolean isSupported(CryptoSystem cryptoSystem,
                           int operation)
Indicates whether the chosen operation is supported by this CryptoToken using the provided CryptoSytem.

Parameters:
cryptoSystem - The CryptoSystem to check against.
operation - An integer, either KEY_GENERATION, PUBLIC_KEY_OPERATION, PRIVATE_KEY_OPERATION, or some other value specific to the cryptosystem that indicates the operation to be checked.
Since:
JDE 3.6.0
Category:
CryptoExtensionAPI: This element is part of the Crypto Extension API. These APIs are intended for parties interested in extending the security provider frameworks, such as integrating a new security medium.
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.



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