Box

An online file sharing and content management service for businesses.

Integrations and Connectors

AgilePoint NX integrates in these ways with Box:

  • Activities in Process Builder
  • File Repository for Process-Based Apps
  • File Repository for eForms
  • Access tokens

Activities in Process Builder

You can use out-of-the-box activities for Box to execute actions in process-based apps.

An activity is a functional unit, or task, in a process-based app. Activities that integrate with a third-party system provide access to the API functionality for that system in a simple, point-and-click, form-entry format. This means that you can easily leverage APIs without writing code.


Box Activities

The following activities are available for Box:

  • Create File Shared Link
  • Create Folder
  • Create Folder Shared Link
  • Delete File
  • Delete Folder
  • Get File Info
  • Get Folder Info

For more information, refer to the process activities for Box in Process Builder.

File Repository for Process-Based Apps

Box can be as a file repository (also called a data source in a process-based app. There are many activities that let you upload and download files from various third-party repositories.

Figure: Sample file transfer repository configuration screen

Box Source Repository Configuration screen

File Repository for eForms

Box can be as a file repository to upload and download files in eForms. In an eForm or form-based app, file transfer is handled with the File Upload form control.


Box Create Document Repository screen

Access Tokens

You can create access tokens for Box.

An access token is a secure object that stores an endpoint (usually a URL) and authentication credentials to connect to a service or technology. Often this is an external or third-party service, like Salesforce or SharePoint, but access tokens can also connect to an AgilePoint NX enviornment, local database, or other types of technologies. Once an access token is created, application designers can simply select and reuse it, rather than entering the credentials each time they are needed.

For more information, refer to Access Token for Box.


Box Access Token Configuration screen

Related Topics

Box Documentation

Use these to find third-party vendor documentation for Box:

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Keywords

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