Access Token for Facebook

Configure an access token to connect to Facebook.

Figure: Facebook Access Token Configuration screen

Facebook Access Token Configuration screen

Background and Setup

Prerequisites

Good to Know

Fields

Field Name Definition

Token Name

Function:
Specifies the unique name for your connection to Facebook.
Accepted Values:
A text string that can have letters, numbers, and spaces
Default Value:
None
Example:
This is a common configuration field that is used in many examples. Refer to:
  • Examples - Step-by-step use case examples, information about what types of examples are provided in the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation, and other resources where you can find more examples.

App ID

Function:
Specifies the app ID for the app you created or added in Facebook.
Accepted Values:
A string with letters and numbers.
Default Value:
None

App Secret

Function:
Specifies the app secret of the app you created or added in Facebook.
Accepted Values:
A string with letters and numbers.
Default Value:
None

Site URL

Function:
Specifies the callback URL from the connected application.
Accepted Values:
A string in URL format.
Default Value:
https://mysite.com/manage/shared/success.html

Description

Function:
A description for your access token.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Example:
This is a common configuration field that is used in many examples. Refer to:
  • Examples - Step-by-step use case examples, information about what types of examples are provided in the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation, and other resources where you can find more examples.

Get OAuth2 Access Token

Function:
Sends a request to the Facebook application service to get the access token.

To complete this process, you must sign in to Facebook, and specify your consent when prompted.

OAuth2 Access Token

Function:
Specifies an OAuth 2.0 access token from Facebook.
Accepted Values:
An OAuth 2.0 access token

This value comes from Facebook.

Default Value:
None.

Renewal Rate

Function:
Specifies how frequently to renew your application's access token.
Accepted Values:
  • Disabled
  • Every 15 minutes
  • Every half an hour
  • Every hour
Default Value:
Every hour

Encrypt

Function:
Stores the access token in the AgilePoint database as encrypted data.
Note: AgilePoint recommends you to store this access token in the database in encrypted format.
Accepted Values:
  • Deselected - The access token is in plain text in the database.
  • Selected - The access token is encrypted in the database.
Default Value:
Selected
Limitations:
  • This field was removed from the UI in AgilePoint NX OnPremises and Private Cloud v7.0 Software Update 2. Access token credentials are encrypted by default. If you want to store credentials in unencrypted format, contact AgilePoint Customer Support.