OAuth 2.0 Code or Client Grant Flow for Website showing billing information?

I am a Developer upgrading an older OAuth 1.0 TBA setup to OAuth 2.0 without the TBA.

Now I have on the Sandbox, the Client Credentials Flow working, except with the refresh token expiring every seven days, I can’t create a backend script that somehow opens a Session on NetSuite (by login into NetSuite?), redirects the URL and gets the code parameter value so I can finally generate a new refresh token. All that so a customer can view their billing information online? That seems extreme and not secure.

Is there something I am missing on the whole token refresh? How to set up the first step of the Client Credentials Flow without doing the Session login?

Or am I just using the wrong  Flow, and should I go with the OAuth 2.0 Client Credentials Flow?

Some clarity on this would be greatly appreciated.

 

 

Rookie Asked on January 8, 2023 in SuiteTalk.
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Hi,

What you describe sounds more like the standard OAuth flow rather than the Client Credentials M2M flow.

Is this definitely the method you’re using:
https://suiteanswers.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/101102

If so, you shouldn’t need user intervention or refresh token.

Thanks,

Chris

Intermediate Answered on January 13, 2023.
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