ZohoAPI: machine to machine authentication

Mehdi Benmoha
2 min readDec 16, 2023

Using Zoho oAuth authentication for a silent service is something that took us some time to figure out, so here’s what did work for us:

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Create a self-client in the developer console

The Zoho oAuth implementation doesnt provide a Client Credentials flow implementation, so the only other option is to get a refresh_token using the…