Returns the credentials attached to an authentication token. This call must be signed, and is deprecated in favour of OAuth.
This method does not require authentication.
- Your API application key. See here for more details.
- The authentication token to check.
<auth> <token>976598454353455</token> <perms>read</perms> <user nsid="12037949754@N01" username="Bees" fullname="Cal H" /> </auth>
perms can have values of
delete. For more information, see the Auth API spec.
98: Login failed / Invalid auth token
- The login details or auth token passed were invalid.
100: Invalid API Key
- The API key passed was not valid or has expired.
105: Service currently unavailable
- The requested service is temporarily unavailable.
111: Format "xxx" not found
- The requested response format was not found.
112: Method "xxx" not found
- The requested method was not found.
114: Invalid SOAP envelope
- The SOAP envelope send in the request could not be parsed.
115: Invalid XML-RPC Method Call
- The XML-RPC request document could not be parsed.
116: Bad URL found
- One or more arguments contained a URL that has been used for abuse on Flickr.