JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

Class Lease

  extended by java.rmi.dgc.Lease
All Implemented Interfaces:

public final class Lease
extends Object
implements Serializable

A lease contains a unique VM identifier and a lease duration. A Lease object is used to request and grant leases to remote object references.

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Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
Lease(VMID id, long duration)
          Constructs a lease with a specific VMID and lease duration.
Method Summary
 long getValue()
          Returns the lease duration.
          Returns the client VMID associated with the lease.
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Detail


public Lease(VMID id,
             long duration)
Constructs a lease with a specific VMID and lease duration. The vmid may be null.

id - VMID associated with this lease
duration - lease duration
Method Detail


public VMID getVMID()
Returns the client VMID associated with the lease.

client VMID


public long getValue()
Returns the lease duration.

lease duration

JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

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