Server Flow - Token Refresh not working

Campaign Collaborator
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Every time I try to use a "refresh_token" request I get a 400 error. I am using the latest refresh_token and the URL in the API documentation. I pass the credentials (API Key and API Secret) and do a POST. I am using Java, but no matter what I do I get a 400 error.

There seems to be an issue with the interface, or the code in the sample is wrong and I am missing something. 

 Any help is appreciated.


Campaign Collaborator
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After doing more research I found this discussion (


It answered my problem. It was a matter of a refresh_token being generated but, not updating in my central database, and then the 2nd attempt failed.

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Hello MikeK7170,
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