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public interface: RetrievalMethod [javadoc | source]

All Implemented Interfaces:
    XMLStructure, URIReference

A representation of the XML RetrievalMethod element as defined in the W3C Recommendation for XML-Signature Syntax and Processing. A RetrievalMethod object is used to convey a reference to KeyInfo information that is stored at another location. The XML schema definition is defined as:
  <element name="RetrievalMethod" type="ds:RetrievalMethodType"/>
  <complexType name="RetrievalMethodType">
      <element name="Transforms" type="ds:TransformsType" minOccurs="0"/>
    <attribute name="URI" type="anyURI"/>
    <attribute name="Type" type="anyURI" use="optional"/>
A RetrievalMethod instance may be created by invoking one of the newRetrievalMethod methods of the KeyInfoFactory class, and passing it the URI identifying the location of the KeyInfo, an optional type URI identifying the type of KeyInfo, and an optional list of Transform s; for example:
  KeyInfoFactory factory = KeyInfoFactory.getInstance("DOM");
  RetrievalMethod rm = factory.newRetrievalMethod
     ("#KeyValue-1", KeyValue.DSA_TYPE, Collections.singletonList(Transform.BASE64));
Method from javax.xml.crypto.dsig.keyinfo.RetrievalMethod Summary:
dereference,   getTransforms,   getURI
Method from javax.xml.crypto.dsig.keyinfo.RetrievalMethod Detail:
 public Data dereference(XMLCryptoContext context) throws URIReferenceException
    Dereferences the KeyInfo information referenced by this RetrievalMethod and applies the specified Transforms.
 public List getTransforms()
 public String getURI()
    Returns the URI of the referenced KeyInfo information.