Calling an API to a custome created one on the dashboard?

Hi everyone,

I was following his tutorial to make an API call with the auth0/react package:

The default here is the Auth0 Management API. IS it possible to make a call to an API I created?
I tried adapting the fields (audience, scope…) and also tried to adapt the field ’ userDetailsByIdUrl’. For this one, should it be the equivalent of
or leave it as

Because I defined the permissions I needed in the API I created, but everytime, I get an error ‘401 - Bad Audience’ and always the case of ‘No user meta_data found’, although I am sure in the auth0 dashboard to have created some metadata for the logged-in user.

Hey there @m3.code!

Yes, it is definitely possible to make a call to an API that you’ve created. It will need to be registered in your dashboard. There’s actually an example of this in the sample app - If you run npm run dev the example API will be served at http://localhost:3001 :

And for example your auth_config.json might look like:

  "domain": "",
  "clientId": "CLIENT_ID",
  "audience": "http://localhost:3001",
  "scope": "read:something"

Where http://localhost:3001 has been registered as the Identifier of an API in my Auth0 dashboard.

Hope this helps!

Hey @tyf Thank you for your answer.

Unless I don’t understand how, which is very well possible, I don’t see the correlation between what I am trying to achieve and your answer?

The article I am referencing adds code in a React component to try to access some user_metadata, that has been manually entered through the dashboard.
They’re using the default Auth0 Management API, while I was thinking to use one that I created for example, because I added some permissions to it, and linked this API to the SPA App I am trying to run.

No problem, happy to help where I can!

What I shared is just an example of a SPA + API (non Auth0) set up - I recommend checking out the following doc which outlines the SPA + API architectural scenario:

Regarding user metadata, you might want to look into adding this to an access/ID token and going about it that way - Some more on that here:

Let us know if you have any follow up questions!

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