Renews the OAuth access token after two hours or more of inactivity.

If the application does not make any requests for two hours, the access token is inactivated. In this inactive state, the access token is not valid for authorizing requests. It must be reactivated using the Renew Access Token API.

By default the access token expires at midnight US Eastern time. Once the token has expired, no further requests will be processed until the user logs in again and the application secures a new access token.

HTTP Method: GET
Request Parameters
Property Type Required? Description
oauth_consumer_key string Required The value used by the consumer to identify itself to the service provider.
oauth_timestamp integer Required The date and time of the request, in epoch time. Must be accurate within five minutes.
oauth_nonce string Required A nonce, as described in the authorization guide - roughly, an arbitrary or random value that cannot be used again with the same timestamp.
oauth_signature_method string Required The signature method used by the consumer to sign the request. The only supported value is "HMAC-SHA1".
oauth_signature string Required Signature generated with the shared secret and token secret using the specified oauth_signature_method, as described in OAuth documentation.
oauth_token string Required The consumer's request token to be exchanged for an access token.
Response Properties
Property Type Description
oauth_token string The consumer’s access token.
oauth_token_secret integer The token secret.
Sample Request
GET https://etws.etrade.com/oauth/renew_access_token  
HTTP header
Authorization: OAuth
realm="",oauth_signature="FjoSQaFDKEDK1FJazlY3xArNflk%3D",oauth_nonce="LTg2ODUzOTQ5MTEzMTY3MzQwMzE%3D",oauth_signature_method="HMAC-SHA1",oauth_consumer_key= "282683cc9e4b8fc81dea6bc687d46758",oauth_timestamp="1273254425",oauth_token=%2FiQRgQCRGPo7Xdk6G8QDSEzX0Jsy6sKNcULcDavAGgU%3D
Sample Response

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