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Spring OAuth 2 Token Based Authentication

Token based authentication is a method that is used to provide authorized access to resources for a pre-authenticated client. It basically needs the client to provide username and password as identity and receive a token. This token will then be used to access the protected resources for that client and grants access temporarily with an expiration period. The steps of token based authentication are illustrated as follows. Provide username and password for the authorization point. [...]