Refresh Token

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Full Title or Meme

As used in this wiki a Refresh Token is one that is issued together with some sort of Grant that allows the holder of the Grant to request a new one when it expires.

Context

The Refresh Token is a means to maintain a Grant or Authorization to access a Resource over time that enables Revocation of the Grant by the owner of the Resource.

Problems

Solutions

The Refresh Token can be used to renew an expired Grant by going back to a database to assure that the User that issued the Grant has not issued a Revocation.

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