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Glossary of Terms

Authentication - When a user enters their username and password to log into Earthdata Login. Note that since a session is maintained in Earthdata Login, a user can authenticate once and authorize multiple applications in that session

Authorizations - The number of times users have allowed an application to have access to their profile. This includes the initial authorization (when a user has to click "Authorize" or "No Thanks"), and every re-authorization (when a user has a already approved an application but is redirected to Earthdata Login by that application)

Client Tokens - The number of tokens created using the "client credentials" authorization grant type

Denials - When a user has denied an application access to their profile. Occurs when the user clicks "No Thanks" on the authorization page

Failures - The number of failed authentications for an application

Refresh Failures - The number of times tokens have been refreshed unsuccessfully

Refresh Success - The number of times tokens have been refreshed successfully

Successes - The number of succesful authentications for an application

User (Token) Failures - The number of times a token has not been created by an authorization code sent to Earthdata Login

User (Token) Successes - The number of times a token has been succesfully created from an authorization code sent to Earthdata Login