A specialisation of
AuthenticationException, thrown when the underlying authentication subsystem fails
during authentication or an operation to update or query the authentication subsystem fails for some reason.
When thrown during authentication, this exception indicates that it could not be correctly attempted due to some underlying system failure, rather than due to incorrect credentials or some abnormality with the user's account.
When thrown during updates or querying of authentication subsystems its meaning will be specific to the action and context at the time and will be indicated in the exception's message.
|From class com.atlassian.bitbucket.ServiceException|