001    /**
002     * Copyright 2005-2012 The Kuali Foundation
003     *
004     * Licensed under the Educational Community License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
005     * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
006     * You may obtain a copy of the License at
007     *
008     * http://www.opensource.org/licenses/ecl2.php
009     *
010     * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
011     * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
012     * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
013     * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
014     * limitations under the License.
015     */
016    package org.kuali.rice.ksb.security.service;
017    
018    import java.io.IOException;
019    import java.security.GeneralSecurityException;
020    import java.security.Signature;
021    import java.security.cert.Certificate;
022    
023    /**
024     * A service for aquiring Signatures for signing and verification of messages.
025     *
026     * @author Kuali Rice Team (rice.collab@kuali.org)
027     */
028    public interface DigitalSignatureService {
029    
030            public Signature getSignatureForSigning() throws IOException, GeneralSecurityException;
031            
032            public Signature getSignatureForVerification(String verificationAlias) throws IOException, GeneralSecurityException;
033            
034        public Signature getSignatureForVerification(Certificate certificate) throws IOException, GeneralSecurityException;
035    }