interface RoleInterface

deprecated The RoleInterface is deprecated since version 3.3 and will be removed in 4.0. Extend the Symfony\Component\Security\Core\Role\Role class instead.

RoleInterface represents a role granted to a user.

A role must either have a string representation or it needs to be explicitly supported by at least one AccessDecisionManager.



Returns the role.


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string|null getRole()

Returns the role.

This method returns a string representation whenever possible.

When the role cannot be represented with sufficient precision by a string, it should return null.

Return Value

string|null A string representation of the role, or null