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Authentication :: User Account [OAuth]


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To use OAuth authentication, firstly, you need to create OAuth application:

  1. Log into your DropBox account.
  2. Go to https://www.dropbox.com/developers/apps.
  3. Press Create app button to create a new app.
  4. Once a new page opens, select Scoped access option.
  5. Next, select Full Dropbox to access all files and folders or App folder to access specific folder's files and folders option
  6. Give your app a name
  7. Click create app
  8. Once a new page opens, click Scoped App in Permission type line to select application scopes.
  9. Select all Individual Scopes and Team Scopes if you want to manage team data. Click Submit button.
  10. Select Settings tab, scroll down to App key and App secret and copy paste them into Notepad.
  11. Then in OAuth 2 section add a URL as Redirect URI. If you don't have a working Redirect URI, you may add https://zappysys.com/oauth as Redirect URI

Use App key and App secret and Redirect URI for use in Connection String when connecting or in UI.

Parameter Label Required Options Description Help
UseCustomApp UseCustomApp YES Use your own app credentials or inbuilt app provided by ZappySys for ease of use. If you choose UseCustomApp=true then make sure to obtain your own ClientId and Secret using steps provided (Click [Steps to Configure] link found next to Authentication Type dropdown)
ClientId ClientId NO
ClientSecret ClientSecret NO
Scope Scope NO
ReturnUrl ReturnUrl YES
RetryMode RetryMode NO
Option Value
None None
RetryAny RetryAny
RetryWhenStatusCodeMatch RetryWhenStatusCodeMatch
RetryStatusCodeList RetryStatusCodeList NO
RetryCountMax RetryCountMax NO
RetryMultiplyWaitTime RetryMultiplyWaitTime NO