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1   /*
2    * Copyright (c) 1998-2002 The Jgroup Team.
3    *
4    * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
5    * it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License version 2 as
6    * published by the Free Software Foundation.
7    *
8    * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
9    * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
10   * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
11   * GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.
12   *
13   * You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License
14   * along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
15   * Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
16   *
17   */
18  
19  package jgroup.relacs.gm;
20  
21  import jgroup.core.Layer;
22  
23  
24  /**
25   *  Service interface for the lease layer.
26   * 
27   *  @author Henning Hommeland
28   *  @author Jo Andreas Lind
29   *  @since Jgroup 2.1
30   */
31  public interface LeaseService
32    extends Layer
33  {
34    /** 
35     *  The default refresh rate used by this layer (milliseconds) to update
36     *  the dependable registry.  Changes to the refresh rate should be
37     *  configured in the <code>applications.xml</code> configuration file.
38     *
39     *  @see jgroup.core.registry.RegistryService#DEFAULT_LEASE_TIME
40     */
41    public static final int DEFAULT_REFRESH_RATE = 30000;
42  
43  } // END LeaseService