Use Box as a Content Source

This article walks you through the process of using Box as a content source.

Establish a Connection

  1. Navigate to Content Sources.

  2. Click Add new content source.

  1. Find Box through the search box and click Add.

  2. Give your content source a Name and click Connect.

  3. In the window that has popped up, enter your Box login details (if you are prompted to) and click Grant access to Box.

  4. Click Next.

Set Up Crawl Frequency

  1. Click to fire up a calendar and select a date. Only the Box files created or uploaded after the selected date will be indexed.

  2. Use the Frequency dropdown to select how often SearchUnify should index the files on your Box.

  3. Click Set.

Select Fields and Folders for Indexing

Box supports only one content type, field. In By Content Type, a SearchUnify admins decides which field properties are to be indexed.

  1. Click to open a window that lists all field properties.

  1. Use the columns to add, edit, or remove properties and click Save.

  2. Navigate to By Folders check those directories in Mine Folders and Shared Folders that you want to index.

  3. Click to preview your selections. On clicking , the selected folders will show up in the column on the right.

  4. Click Save.

You have successfully added Box as a content source.

Last updatedFriday, February 26, 2021

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