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Adding a Dropbox Application

In order to integrate with Dropbox, first create an application entry in Data Access Security. This entry includes the identification, connection details, and other parameters necessary to create the link.

To add an application, use the New Application Wizard.

  1. Go to Admin > Applications.
  2. Select Add New to open the wizard.
  3. Select Standard Application
  4. Select Next to open the General Details page.

General Details

  1. Review and edit the application's general details:

    • Application Type - Dropbox
    • Application Name - Logical name of the application
    • Description - Description of the application
    • Tags - Select tags for the application from the dropdown list or type a new name. Select Enter to create a tag.
  2. Select Next to open the Connection Details page.

Connection Details

To connect your application, specify the required credentials to establish a secure connection.

  1. Provide the following values for authentication:
    • Host URL - This is the endpoint to connect to the Dropbox managed system. For example: https://api.dropbox.com.
    • App Key - This is the application authentication key for the Dropbox managed system.
    • App Secret - This secret is associated with the App Key.
    • Refresh Token - Make sure the token has a long expiration date.

You can now configure and schedule the permissions collection for Dropbox.