Java.lang.Class.getProtectionDomain() Method


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Description

The java.lang.Class.getProtectionDomain() returns the ProtectionDomain of this class.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.lang.Class.getProtectionDomain() method

public ProtectionDomain getProtectionDomain()

Parameters

NA

Return Value

This method returns the ProtectionDomain of this class.

Exception

SecurityException − if a security manager exists and its checkPermission method doesn't allow getting the ProtectionDomain.

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.lang.Class.getProtectionDomain() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.lang.*;
import java.security.ProtectionDomain;

public class ClassDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      try {
         Class cls = Class.forName("ClassDemo"); 

         // returns the name of the class
         System.out.println("Class = " + cls.getName());
      
         // returns the ProtectionDomain of this class.
         ProtectionDomain p = cls.getProtectionDomain();
         System.out.println(p);
      } catch(ClassNotFoundException ex) {
        System.out.println(ex.toString());
      }
   }
} 

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result −

Class = ClassDemo
ProtectionDomain  (file:/C:/Program%20Files/Java/jdk1.6.0_06/bin/ <no signer certificates>)
 sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader@11b86e7
 <no principals>
 java.security.Permissions@3e25a5 (
 (java.io.FilePermission \C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_06\bin\- read)
 (java.lang.RuntimePermission exitVM)
)

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