Why does access token expire?

Why does access token expire?

Why does access token expire?

The decision on the expiry is a trade-off between user ease and security. The length of the refresh token is related to the user return length, i.e. set the refresh to how often the user returns to your app. If the refresh token doesn't expire the only way they are revoked is with an explicit revoke.

How long do Salesforce access tokens last?

two hours Salesforce access tokens typically expire in two hours. You can find the exact expiration by: Use your access token until you receive a 401HTTP status code. Use Salesforce's token introspection endpoint.

How do I know if my TraceTogether token is working?

The TraceTogether Token is always on. To ensure that the Token is working, check if there is a blinking green light (it should blink once every minute).

What does token has expired mean?

If you experience an error message that states "Token Expired", this is letting you know the system has timed out and will need to be refreshed. ...

How do I handle expired access tokens?

This can be done using the following steps:

  1. convert expires_in to an expire time (epoch, RFC-3339/ISO-8601 datetime, etc.)
  2. store the expire time.
  3. on each resource request, check the current time against the expire time and make a token refresh request before the resource request if the access_token has expired.

How do I refresh a Salesforce token?

Request an Updated Access Token A connected app can use the refresh token to get a new access token by sending one of the following refresh token POST requests to the Salesforce token endpoint. The connected app can send the client_id and client_secret in the body of the refresh token POST request, as shown here.

What to do when your access token has expired?

  • When a page is requested by the user that requires you to access the resource use the access_token and if the access_token has expired use the refresh_token to get the new one. Let's imagine that someone manages to hijack your session.

How long does a refresh token stay active?

  • The refresh_token is active for 336 hours (14 days). After the access_token expires, an active refresh_token can be used to get a new access_token / refresh_token pair as shown in the following example. This cycle can continue for up to 90 days after which the user must log in again.

What happens when a Bearer Token is expired?

  • When the API call is sent with the token, Machine Learning Server attempts to validate that the user is successfully authenticated and that the token itself is not expired. If an authenticated user has a bearer token's access_token or refresh_token that is expired, then a '401 - Unauthorized (invalid or expired refresh token)' error is returned.

How long do OAuth 2.0 access tokens last?

  • The OAuth 2.0 spec recommends this option, and several of the larger implementations have gone with this approach. Typically services using this method will issue access tokens that last anywhere from several hours to a couple weeks.

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