net.rim.device.api.crypto.encoder
Class DecodedSignature

java.lang.Object
  extended by net.rim.device.api.crypto.encoder.DecodedSignature

public abstract class DecodedSignature
extends Object

Stores decoded signatures.

To verify a signature, call getVerifier to get access to the signature verifier.

See Also:
SignatureDecoder, EncodedSignature, SignatureEncoder
Category:
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:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

Constructor Summary
Category: Signed protected DecodedSignature()
           
 
Method Summary
Category: Signed abstract  String getAlgorithm()
          Returns a string representing the signature algorithm in this decoded signature
Category: Signed abstract  SignatureVerifier getVerifier(PublicKey publicKey)
          Returns a formatted signature verifier using the key passed in.
Category: Signed abstract  void initialize(Digest digest)
          Initalizes the digest.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
equals, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 



Constructor Detail

DecodedSignature

protected DecodedSignature()
Category:
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:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0


Method Detail

initialize

public abstract void initialize(Digest digest)
Initalizes the digest.

The digest can have state information in it.

Parameters:
digest - The digest to use with the signature.
Category:
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:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

getVerifier

public abstract SignatureVerifier getVerifier(PublicKey publicKey)
                                       throws CryptoTokenException,
                                              CryptoUnsupportedOperationException,
                                              InvalidSignatureEncodingException
Returns a formatted signature verifier using the key passed in.

Parameters:
publicKey - A public key to verify with.
Returns:
A signature verifier.
Throws:
CryptoTokenException - Thrown when a problem occurs with a crypto token or the crypto token is invalid.
CryptoUnsupportedOperationException - Thrown when a call is made to an unsupported operation.
InvalidSignatureEncodingException
Category:
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:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

getAlgorithm

public abstract String getAlgorithm()
Returns a string representing the signature algorithm in this decoded signature

Returns:
A string representing the signature algorithm.
Category:
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:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0





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