Authentication

Is it possible to dynamically change the channels a user has access to without disconnecting?
Yes, this can be achieved by issuing a re-authentication request from the client, which will in turn obtain a new token and send that token to Ably using th...
Thu, 4 Oct, 2018 at 7:11 PM
Can an existing connection's token capabilities be upgraded or downgraded?
Yes, this can be achieved by issuing a re-authentication request from the client, which will in turn obtain a new token and send that token to Ably using ...
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017 at 11:20 AM
Is it necessary to implement auto-renewal of tokens when using Token Auth?
Here's a little explanation of Token auth so you know how it works: Your server uses the Ably API key to request a 'Token Request' object f...
Fri, 14 Sep, 2018 at 6:21 AM
Do you have a max TTL for tokens?
Yes, we have a max TTL of 24h for access tokens and 5 years for device tokens. If you are looking for further help, please feel free to get in touch wit...
Wed, 5 Aug, 2020 at 3:58 PM