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public interface: Guard [javadoc | source]

This interface represents a guard, which is an object that is used to protect access to another object.

This interface contains a single method, checkGuard, with a single object argument. checkGuard is invoked (by the GuardedObject getObject method) to determine whether or not to allow access to the object.

Method from java.security.Guard Summary:
Method from java.security.Guard Detail:
 public  void checkGuard(Object object) throws SecurityException
    Determines whether or not to allow access to the guarded object object. Returns silently if access is allowed. Otherwise, throws a SecurityException.