OAuth 2


OAuth 2 is a protocol which allows users to grant limited access to their resources/data in an application or service (e.g. NetSuite), to another application or service (in this case, Patchworks) without ever sharing their login credentials.

The authentication flow and associated configuration for OAuth 2 vary according to which grant type is used. Patchworks supports the following OAuth 2 grant types:

OAuth 2 provides a more streamlined, standardised approach than OAuth 1 - it’s easier to implement and more suitable for a wide range of applications.

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