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Implement "Refresh Token" Feature for JWTs


  • status: open
  • priority: high
  • assigned: fredm, bonfacem
  • type: feature-request, bug
  • keywords: gn-auth, token, refresh token, jwt


We have recently moved to using JWT tokens in place of the older simpler tokens. The JWT tokens have a tiny expiry window (5 minutes from generation), which means we need a way to get a new token from the existing one. As such, we need to implement a way of refreshing the token(s).

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