A Box connection is configured via the Box connector to establish access to an account on the Box server. Once a connection is established, you can configure one or more Box activities associated with that connection to use as a source or target within an operation.
Creating or Editing a Box Connection
From the design canvas, open the Connectivity tab of the design component palette:
To configure a new Box connection, within the Connectors filter, click the Box connector block:
To configure an existing Box connection, within the Endpoints filter, double-click the Box connection block:
This will open a configuration screen for the Box connection, covered next.
Configuring a Box Connection
Configuration of a Box connection includes these fields:
TIP: Fields with a variable icon support using global variables,
project variables, and Jitterbit variables. Begin typing an open square bracket
[ into the field or click the
variable icon to display existing variables to choose from.
Name: Enter a name to use to identify the Box connection. The name must be unique for each Box connection and must not contain forward slashes (
/) or colons (
User ID: Enter the Box user ID previously saved for your app.
Client ID: Enter the Box client ID previously saved in the downloaded JSON file.
Client Secret Enter the Box client secret previously saved in the downloaded JSON file.
Public Key ID: Enter the Box public key ID previously saved in the downloaded JSON file.
Private Key: Enter the Box private key previously saved in the downloaded JSON file.
Passphrase: Enter the Box passphrase previously saved in the downloaded JSON file.
Test: Click this button to verify the connection. The server will check only that the specified user can make a connection.
Save Changes: Click this button to save and close the connection configuration.
Discard Changes: After making changes to a new or existing configuration, click Discard Changes to close the configuration without saving. A message will ask you to confirm that you want to discard changes.
Delete: After opening an existing connection configuration, click Delete to permanently delete the connection from the project and close the configuration (see Component Dependencies, Deletion, and Removal).
After configuring a Box connection, you can configure one or more Box activities associated with that connection to use as a source or target within an operation. For more information, see these pages:
Download File: Downloads a file from a Box connection and is used as a source in an operation.
Upload File: Uploads a file to a Box connection and is used as a target in an operation.
Update File: Updates a file at a Box connection and is used as a target in an operation.
Delete File: Deletes a file at a Box connection and is used as a target in an operation.
Last updated: Mar 27, 2019
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