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Box is a secure, easy-to-use content cloud storage platform built for the entire content lifecycle from file creation and sharing to co-editing, signature, classification, and retention.

Creating a Box connection

Using Client Secret

To create the connection you need:

  • A client ID
  • A client secret
  • An enterprise ID

Obtaining the credentials

  1. Click Dev Console at the bottom of the page.


  2. Click Create New App.


  3. Select Custom App.


  4. Select Server Authentication (Client Credentials Grant), enter you app name and click Create App.


  5. Click Fetch Client Secret.


  6. Change the scopes based on the permissions you want to include in your connection.


Creating your connection

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.
  2. Select the Box icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection methods appears.
  3. (Optional) Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.
  4. Select Client Secret as the method to create the connection.
  5. Fill in the parameters:
    • The client ID
    • The client secret
    • The enterprise ID
  6. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test it.
  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.