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package org.apache.sshd.agent;


import org.apache.sshd.common.Channel;
import org.apache.sshd.common.FactoryManager;
import org.apache.sshd.common.NamedFactory;
import org.apache.sshd.common.Session;
import org.apache.sshd.common.session.ConnectionService;

 * The <code>SshAgentFactory</code> is used to communicate with an SshAgent.

public interface SshAgentFactory {

     * Retrieve the channel factory used to create channels on the client side.
     * The channels are requested by the ssh server when forwarding a client request.
     * The channel will receive agent requests and need to forward them to the agent,
     * either local or through another proxy.
     * @return

    NamedFactory<Channel> getChannelForwardingFactory();

     * Create an SshAgent that can be used on the client side by the authentication
     * process to send possible keys.
     * @param manager
     * @return

    SshAgent createClient(FactoryManager manager) throws IOException;

     * Create the server side that will be used by other SSH clients.
     * It will usually create a channel that will forward the requests
     * to the original client.
     * @param service
     * @return

    SshAgentServer createServer(ConnectionService service) throws IOException;