URI getAuthority() method in Java with Examples
The getAuthority() function is a part of URI class. The function getAuthority() returns the authority of a specified URI. The Authority part of the URL is the host name and the port of the URI.
public String getAuthority()
Parameter This function does not require any parameter
Return Type The function returns String Type which is the authority of the specified URL.
Below programs illustrates the use of getRawAuthority() function:
URI = https://www.geeksforgeeks.org Authority = www.geeksforgeeks.org
Example 2: The difference between getAuthority() and getHost() function is that getAuthority() returns the host along with the port but getHost() returns only the host name.
URI = https://www.geeksforgeeks.org:80 Authority = www.geeksforgeeks.org:80 Host = www.geeksforgeeks.org
Example 3: The value returned by getAuthority() and getRawAuthority() is same except that all sequences of escaped octets are decoded. The getRawAuthority() returns the exact value of the string as provided by the user but the getAuthority() function decodes the sequence of escaped octets if any.
URI = https://www.geeksforgeeks%E2%82%AC.org:80 Authority = www.geeksforgeeks?.org:80 Raw Authority = www.geeksforgeeks%E2%82%AC.org:80
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