public class Association extends Object
An association exists between two SCTP endpoints. Each endpoint is represented by a list of transport addresses through which that endpoint can be reached and from which it will originate SCTP messages. The association spans over all of the possible source/destination combinations which may be generated from each endpoint's lists of addresses.
Associations are identified by their Association ID.
Association ID's are guaranteed to be unique for the lifetime of the
association. An association ID may be reused after the association has been
shutdown. An association ID is not unique across multiple SCTP channels.
An Association's local and remote addresses may change if the SCTP
implementation supports Dynamic Address Reconfiguration as defined by
RFC5061, see the
unbindAddress methods of
Constructors Modifier Constructor Description
Association(int associationID, int maxInStreams, int maxOutStreams)Initializes a new instance of this class.
protected Association(int associationID, int maxInStreams, int maxOutStreams)Initializes a new instance of this class.
associationID- The association ID
maxInStreams- The maximum number of inbound streams
maxOutStreams- The maximum number of outbound streams
public final int associationID()Returns the associationID.
- The association ID
public final int maxInboundStreams()Returns the maximum number of inbound streams that this association supports.
Data received on this association will be on stream number
0 <= s < maxInboundStreams().
- The maximum number of inbound streams
public final int maxOutboundStreams()Returns the maximum number of outbound streams that this association supports.
Data sent on this association must be on stream number
0 <= s < maxOutboundStreams().
- The maximum number of outbound streams