The getAuthority() function is a part of URL class. The function getAuthority() returns the authority of a specified URL. The Authority part of the URL is the host name and the port of the URL.
public String getAuthority()
Parameter: This function does not require any parameter
Return Type: The function returns String Type
Below programs illustrates the use of getHost() function:
URL = 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.
URL = https:// www.geeksforgeeks.org:80/url-samefile-method-in-java-with-examples/ Authority = www.geeksforgeeks.org:80 Host = www.geeksforgeeks.org
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