OAuth 2.0 Client Credentials Grant - Requests and Response

Jakob Jenkov
Last update: 2014-06-15

Client Credentials Grant Request

The client credentials grant request contains the following parameters:

grant_type Required. Must be set to client_credentials .
scope Optional. The scope of the authorization.

Client Credentials Grant Response

The client credentials response contains the following parameters:

{ "access_token"  : "...",
  "token_type"    : "...",
  "expires_in"    : "...",

The access_token property is the access token as assigned by the authorization server.

The token_type property is a type of token assigned by the authorization server.

The expires_in property is a number of seconds after which the access token expires, and is no longer valid. Expiration of access tokens is optional.

A refresh token should not be included for this type of authorization request.

Jakob Jenkov

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