5 Oct 2023

Important Update: Authentication v1 Deprecation Extended to April 30th, 2024 – Act Now!

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Autodesk Platform Services Community,

We hope this message finds you well. We have some important news to share with all of you regarding the deprecation of Authentication v1 for Autodesk Platform Services (formerly Forge). In response to your feedback and to ensure a smooth transition for everyone, we have decided to extend the deprecation date of Authentication v1.

Extension of Deprecation Date 

The new deadline is April 30th, 2024. This extension provides you with additional time to seamlessly migrate your applications and workflows to Authentication v2. Your commitment to innovation and excellence has been instrumental in shaping the Autodesk ecosystem, and we value your ongoing partnership.Authentication has been a cornerstone service for Autodesk Platform Services, evolving with time to embrace new web standards such as the OpenID standard. As part of our dedication to providing you with cutting-edge tools, we've introduced Authentication v2, featuring enhancements like PCKE support, and the introduction of /revoke and /logout endpoints.

Last Call: Why It Matters

April 30th, 2024 will be the final day Authentication v1 is available. We want to emphasize the importance of completing your migration before this date to avoid any disruptions to your services. This extension is a one-time opportunity to ensure a graceful transition, and we urge you to take full advantage of it.

What's Changing for Existing Apps

For a smooth migration process, here's a summary of what's changing for existing apps:

· 2-legged Workflow: Utilize the new /token endpoint with ID and Secret in the header. Detailed tutorials are available here.

· 3-legged Workflow: Experience the new /authorize endpoint and use the obtained code with the /token endpoint. Find comprehensive tutorials here.

We strongly recommend referring to our detailed migration guide for a step-by-step walkthrough of the process.

How to Get Assistance

Should you have any questions or encounter challenges during this transition, our dedicated support team is ready to assist you. Feel free to reach out to us at aps.help@autodesk.com. Your success is our top priority, and we're committed to providing you with the support you need to make this migration as seamless as possible.


The future is bright, and we're excited about the innovations that Authentication v2 brings to the table. Thank you for being part of the Autodesk Platform Services community. We appreciate your continued collaboration and look forward to powering the next generation of groundbreaking applications together.

Act now to ensure your applications are prepared for the future. April 30th, 2024, is the final call for Authentication v1. Let's make it a smooth transition together!

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