API token retrieval form client id and secret

  1. Is it possible to derive api_token from client id and client secret?
  2. I want to create a custom personField but seems like I need my api_token for it. However, I want to be able to use the client ID and client secret to create a pipedrive client as shown here. (pipedrive-python-lib · PyPI) However they dont seem to support customFields.

Hi @Maguire_Ong,
No, that’s not possible.
To create a custom field you will have to add the “Administer account” scope to your OAuth app.

If you could retrieve the API token, you could basically circumvent OAuth security, where the user explicitly gives permission only to a specific set of scopes.

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I see, but after adding the mentioned scope, i still need the api token for it? And for users who are using my app, they will also need the api token as well?