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017    package org.apache.activemq.command;
018    
019    /**
020     * Represents the logical endpoint where commands come from or are sent to.
021     * 
022     * For connection based transports like TCP / VM then there is a single endpoint
023     * for all commands. For transports like multicast there could be different
024     * endpoints being used on the same transport.
025     * 
026     * 
027     */
028    public interface Endpoint {
029        
030        /**
031         * Returns the name of the endpoint.
032         */
033        String getName();
034    
035        /**
036         * Returns the broker ID for this endpoint, if the endpoint is a broker or
037         * null
038         */
039        BrokerId getBrokerId();
040    
041        /**
042         * Returns the broker information for this endpoint, if the endpoint is a
043         * broker or null
044         */
045        BrokerInfo getBrokerInfo();
046    
047        void setBrokerInfo(BrokerInfo brokerInfo);
048    
049    }