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Changing scope permissions

Changing scope permissions

Paul R.17
Explorer | Level 4

If the scope permissions are later changed in the app, does a new access token apply those changes?
Or is it necessary to revoke the old refresh token, obtain a new refresh token, and then get a new access token to ensure that the app permissions are enforced?

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Re: Changing scope permissions

Здравко
Super Collaborator | Level 20

@Paul R.17 wrote:
If the scope permissions are later changed in the app, does a new access token apply those changes?
...

Hi @Paul R.17,

If you mean, "new access token" got at initial authorization - Yes, otherwise - No. The token' rights/scopes are not retroactive; they keep the state as is/was on authorization.

 


@Paul R.17 wrote:
... is it necessary to revoke the old refresh token, obtain a new refresh token, and then get a new access token to ensure that the app permissions are enforced?

Exactly! 😉

Hope this helps.

Re: Changing scope permissions

Paul R.17
Explorer | Level 4
Thanks for the confirmation.
Your help here in the forum is very much appreciated, and helping us understand more about the Dropbox API.
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