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Commons Email example source code file (DefaultAuthenticator.java)

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The Commons Email DefaultAuthenticator.java source code

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package org.apache.commons.mail;

import javax.mail.Authenticator;
import javax.mail.PasswordAuthentication;

 * This is a very simple authentication object that can be used for any
 * transport needing basic userName and password type authentication.
 * @since 1.0
 * @author <a href="mailto:quintonm@bellsouth.net">Quinton McCombs
 * @version $Id: DefaultAuthenticator.java 480401 2006-11-29 04:40:04Z bayard $
public class DefaultAuthenticator extends Authenticator
    /** Stores the login information for authentication */
    private PasswordAuthentication authentication;

     * Default constructor
     * @param userName user name to use when authentication is requested
     * @param password password to use when authentication is requested
     * @since 1.0
    public DefaultAuthenticator(String userName, String password)
        this.authentication = new PasswordAuthentication(userName, password);

     * Gets the authentication object that will be used to login to the mail
     * server.
     * @return A <code>PasswordAuthentication object containing the
     *         login information.
     * @since 1.0
    protected PasswordAuthentication getPasswordAuthentication()
        return this.authentication;

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