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February 14, 2021

Howto upload files to Box using Limagito File Mover

Q: Howto upload files to Box using Limagito File Mover
A: Version v2020.2.14.0 is the first version with BOX as Destination. This allows us to use Limagito File Mover to upload your files to BOX.

Limagito File Mover BOX as Destination

At this moment we support 2 authentication types:

  • Server Authentication with Client Credentials
  • Server Authentication with JWT

Limagito File Mover BOX Authentication Setup

After selecting the type, please switch to the OAuth2 setup.

A. In case you are going to use ‘Server Authentication with Client Credentials’:

  • Prerequisites

    • A Custom Application using Client Credentials Grant authentication within the Box Developer Consol
    • Limagito File Mover BOX Create New App
    • Limagito File Mover Select Custom App
    • Limagito File Mover BOX Client Credentials Grant
    • 2FA enabled on your Box account in order to view/copy your client secret from the configuration tab
    • Limagito File Mover BOX 2-step verification
    • Ensure your application is authorized within the Box Admin Console
    • Limagito File Mover BOX Custom Apps Authorization

So finally we can start:

  • Add ClientID and Client Secret
  • Add User or Enterprise ID

If you are going to use your Enterprise ID then don’t forget to enable the checkbox ‘Use Enterprise ID’.

Limagito File Mover BOX Client Credentials

B. In case you are going to use ‘Server Authentication with JWT ‘:

Import the JSON Private Key file you generated using the BOX Dev Console.

Limagito File Mover JWT Setup

RunTime Log Result:

Limagito File Mover BOX RunTime Log

If you need any help with our ‘Howto upload files to Box’, please let us know.
Please remember when you change the setup after it was already authorized:
Make sure to re-authorize the application in the enterprise’s Administrator Console after making any changes to a Server Authentication app.

Best Regards,

Limagito Team

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