public interface


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package com.rabbitmq.client;


 * Our own view of a SASL authentication mechanism, introduced to remove a
 * dependency on
public interface SaslMechanism {
     * The name of this mechanism (e.g. PLAIN)
     * @return
    String getName();

     * Handle one round of challenge-response
     * @param challenge the challenge this round, or null on first round.
     * @param username name of user
     * @param password for username
     * @return response
     * @throws IOException
    LongString handleChallenge(LongString challenge, String username, String password);