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Class type Rpc_client.auth_method


class type auth_method = object .. end
An auth_method object represents a method of authentication. Such an object can be shared by several clients.

method name : string
The name of this method, used for errors etc.
method new_session : t -> string option -> auth_protocol
Request a new session. The 2nd argument is the user name, or None if the default is to be used (whatever this is). Some authenticators only support None.

It is allowed that the returned auth_protocol object is already in state `Done, i.e. that actually no protocol is run.

Changed in Ocamlnet-3.3: different signature. The user name is now an argument, and the method returns auth_protocol instead of auth_session. There can now be a separate session for each user (plus for the default user None).

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