AuthenticationContext.AcquireTokenByRefreshToken Method (String, ClientAssertionCertificate, String)


Applies to: Version: 2.19.208020213, Platform: .NET Desktop.

Acquires a security token from the authority using a Refresh Token previously received.

Namespace:   Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory
Assembly:  Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory.dll)


public AuthenticationResult AcquireTokenByRefreshToken(
    string refreshToken,
    ClientAssertionCertificate clientCertificate,
    string resource


  • refreshToken
    Type: System.String

    Refresh Token to use in the refresh flow.

  • resource
    Type: System.String

    Identifier of the target resource that is the recipient of the requested token. If null, token is requested for the same resource refresh token was originally issued for. If passed, resource should match the original resource used to acquire refresh token unless token service supports refresh token for multiple resources.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory.AuthenticationResult

It contains Access Token, Refresh Token and the Access Token's expiration time.

See Also

AcquireTokenByRefreshToken Overload
AuthenticationContext Class
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory Namespace

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