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QAuthenticator Class Reference
[QtNetwork module]

The QAuthenticator class provides an authentication object. More...

 #include <QAuthenticator>

This class is not part of the Qt GUI Framework Edition.

Note: All functions in this class are reentrant.

This class was introduced in Qt 4.3.


Public Functions

QAuthenticator ()
QAuthenticator ( const QAuthenticator & other )
~QAuthenticator ()
bool isNull () const
QString password () const
QString realm () const
void setPassword ( const QString & password )
void setUser ( const QString & user )
QString user () const
bool operator!= ( const QAuthenticator & other ) const
QAuthenticator & operator= ( const QAuthenticator & other )
bool operator== ( const QAuthenticator & other ) const

Detailed Description

The QAuthenticator class provides an authentication object.

The QAuthenticator class is usually used in the authenticationRequired() and proxyAuthenticationRequired() signals of QNetworkAccessManager and QAbstractSocket. The class provides a way to pass back the required authentication information to the socket when accessing services that require authentication.

QAuthenticator supports the following authentication methods:

Note that, in particular, NTLM version 2 is not supported.

See also QSslSocket.


Member Function Documentation

QAuthenticator::QAuthenticator ()

Constructs an empty authentication object

QAuthenticator::QAuthenticator ( const QAuthenticator & other )

Constructs a copy of other.

QAuthenticator::~QAuthenticator ()

Destructs the object

bool QAuthenticator::isNull () const

returns true if the authenticator is null.

QString QAuthenticator::password () const

returns the password used for authentication.

See also setPassword().

QString QAuthenticator::realm () const

returns the realm requiring authentication.

void QAuthenticator::setPassword ( const QString & password )

Sets the password used for authentication.

See also password().

void QAuthenticator::setUser ( const QString & user )

Sets the user used for authentication.

See also user().

QString QAuthenticator::user () const

returns the user used for authentication.

See also setUser().

bool QAuthenticator::operator!= ( const QAuthenticator & other ) const

Returns true if this authenticator is different from other; otherwise returns false.

QAuthenticator & QAuthenticator::operator= ( const QAuthenticator & other )

Assigns the contents of other to this authenticator.

bool QAuthenticator::operator== ( const QAuthenticator & other ) const

Returns true if this authenticator is identical to other; otherwise returns false.


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