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Reading roles in an API

To do this, you must simply read the access token's payload post session verification using the getAccessTokenPayload function:

import express from "express";import { verifySession } from "supertokens-node/recipe/session/framework/express";import { SessionRequest } from "supertokens-node/framework/express";
let app = express();"/update-blog", verifySession(), async (req: SessionRequest, res) => {
    // The key "role" is used here since we used that    // while setting the access token payload     let role = req.session!.getAccessTokenPayload()["role"]