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package org.apache.sshd.server;

import org.apache.sshd.common.util.Buffer;
import org.apache.sshd.server.session.ServerSession;

/**
 * Server side authentication mechanism.
 *
 * @author <a href="mailto:dev@mina.apache.org">Apache MINA SSHD Project</a>
 */

public interface UserAuth {

    /**
     * Try to authenticate the user.
     * This methods should return a non null object which is the user identity if
     * the authentication succeeded.  If the authentication failed, this method should
     * throw an exception.  If the authentication is still ongoing, a null value should
     * be returned.
     *
     * @param session the current ssh session
     * @param username the user trying to log in
     * @param buffer the request buffer containing parameters specific to this request
     * @return <code>true</code> if the authentication succeeded, <code>false</code> if the authentication
     *          failed and <code>null</code></code>is not finished yet
     * @throws Exception if the authentication fails
     */

    Boolean auth(ServerSession session, String username, String service, Buffer buffer) throws Exception;

    /**
     * Handle another step in the authentication process.
     *
     * @param buffer  the request buffer containing parameters specific to this request
     * @return <code>true</code> if the authentication succeeded, <code>false</code> if the authentication
     *          failed and <code>null</code></code>is not finished yet
     * @throws Exception if the authentication fails
     */

    Boolean next(Buffer buffer) throws Exception;

    /**
     * Get a user name which has been derived from the handshaking process, or the initial name if
     * nothing has been found.
     *
     * @return The user name
     * @throws Exception if the request fails
     */

    String getUserName() throws Exception;

    /**
     * Free any system resources used by the module.
     */

    void destroy();
}