001/*
002 * JPPF.
003 * Copyright (C) 2005-2018 JPPF Team.
004 * http://www.jppf.org
005 *
006 * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
007 * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
008 * You may obtain a copy of the License at
009 *
010 *   http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
011 *
012 * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
013 * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
014 * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
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017 */
018
019package org.jppf.management;
020
021import java.io.Serializable;
022
023/**
024 * Marker interface for selecting nodes when using the {@link org.jppf.management.forwarding.JPPFNodeForwardingMBean JPPFNodeForwardingMBean} methods.
025 * @author Laurent Cohen
026 */
027public interface NodeSelector extends Serializable {
028  /**
029   * Constant for a selector which accepts all nodes.
030   */
031  NodeSelector ALL_NODES = new org.jppf.management.AllNodesSelector();
032
033  /**
034   * Determine whether a node is accepted by this selector.
035   * @param nodeInfo information on the node.
036   * @return {@code true} if the node is accepted, {@code false} otherwise.
037   */
038  boolean accepts(JPPFManagementInfo nodeInfo);
039}