Quick Answer: Do Refresh Tokens Expire?

How do I know if my JWT token is expired?

You should use jwt.

verify it will check if the token is expired.


decode should not be used if the source is not trusted as it doesn’t check if the token is valid..

Where is refresh token stored?

Access token and refresh token shouldn’t be stored in the local/session storage, because they are not a place for any sensitive data.

What happens when JWT token expires?

Handling Access Token Expiration The JWT access token is only valid for a finite period of time. Using an expired JWT will cause operations to fail. As you saw above, we are told how long a token is valid through expires_in. This value is normally 1200 seconds or 20 minutes.

Do access tokens expire?

The access tokens may last anywhere from the current application session to a couple weeks. When the access token expires, the application will be forced to make the user sign in again, so that you as the service know the user is continually involved in re-authorizing the application.

Why do tokens expire?

It is essentially a security measure. If your app is compromised, the attacker will only have access to the short-lived access token and no way to generate a new one. Refresh tokens also expire but they are supposed to live much longer than the access token.

What is refresh token for?

Refresh Tokens are credentials used to obtain access tokens. Refresh tokens are issued to the client by the authorization server and are used to obtain a new access token when the current access token becomes invalid or expires, or to obtain additional access tokens with identical or narrower scope.

How do I know if my bearer token is expired?

This can be done using the following steps:convert expires_in to an expire time (epoch, RFC-3339/ISO-8601 datetime, etc.)store the expire time.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 check if my Android token is expired?

Call the verifyToken() method in your app to verify that the access token saved by the LINE SDK is valid. This method returns a LineApiResponse object that contains the result. You can then call the isSuccess() method to check if the token is valid. If the isSuccess() method returns true , the token is valid.

How long should a refresh token last?

200 daysThe refresh token is set with a very long expiration time of 200 days. If the traffic to this API is 10 requests/second, then it can generate as many as 864,000 tokens in a day.

Are refresh tokens safe?

Expired tokens should be ignored. If you are storing the refresh token on the server, your server should include a secure session cookie in the authentication response to identify the user. You can prevent attackers from extracting secure session cookies by setting the cookies with the HttpOnly flag.

What happens when refresh token expires?

Refresh tokens can expire, although their expiration time is usually much longer than access tokens. Refresh tokens can become invalid in other ways (for example if your user revokes your OAuth client app’s access — in this case all your refresh tokens and access tokens for that provider would be invalidated).