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Token Authentication - Cookie question


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Hi

 

I am wanting to create a login for a portal I have created and want to use access tokens.

 

These tokens expire after 60 minutes when they need to refresh (refresh token will also be sent to the client).

 

How do I achieve this, when the authentication request succeeds (e.g. login with username and password) do I set a client side cookie that has the access_token and refresh_token values along with a cookie expiry?

 

Thanks

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You simply create a cookie FROM THE SERVER in the script that authenticates the access. Then wherever you need to check for a proper signon, in each script you simply check for the existence of that cookie. You can also store (perhaps) a value or two in the cookie if you need to know something about the user. DO NOT STORE any sensitive info in the cookie

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