Overview#

The Authorization Grant is sent the Authorization Server to the OAuth Client in response to the successful Authorization Request.

The Resource Owner has to approve the Authorization Grant before the Authorization Server can successfully respond to the OAuth Client.

In OAuth 2.0 the Authorization Grant is an credential representing the Resource Owner's Delegation to the OAuth Client permitting access to the Resource Owner's protected resources on the Resource Server.

Authorization Grant then used by the OAuth Client to obtain an Access Token from the Authorization Server.[1]

The OAuth 2.0 Specification defines several Grant Types and other Grant Types have or may be defined.

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