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Configure Dropbox connector

The Snow Integration Connector for Dropbox is used to determine the number of registered Dropbox users.

The configuration must be started and prepared according to SaaS connector configuration.


To configure the connector, the credentials for a Dropbox Business account with administrator privileges are required.

Set up a Dropbox app

  1. Go to the Dropbox developers console:

  2. Sign in to the console with an admin account.

  3. In My apps, select Create app.

    The Create a new app on the DBX Platform view appears.

  4. In Choose an API, select Scooped access.

  5. In Choose the type of access you need, select Full Dropbox – Access to all files and folders in a user's Dropbox.

  6. In Name your app, enter a unique name for your app.

  7. Select Create app.

    The new app is created.

  8. On the Settings tab of the new app, enter the redirect URI in Redirect URIs and select Add.

    Example 6.


  9. Make a note of the values in App key and App secret. This information is used when configuring the connector.

  10. Go to the Permissions tab.

  11. Select the following options, if not already selected:




    • team_data.member


    • groups.write



  12. Select Submit when you are done.


In the Configure Dropbox section at the bottom of Connector Configuration: SaaS, do the following.

  1. In the Client ID, enter the value for the App key of the created app in Set up a Dropbox app.

  2. In the Client Secret, enter the value for the App secret of the created app in Set up a Dropbox app.

  3. In the Redirect URI, enter the value for the redirect uri of the created app in Set up a Dropbox app.

  4. Select Authenticate.

  5. On the login dialog that appears, to authenticate the connector with your Dropbox account, follow the login procedure.

    A dialog will inform you that the authentication was successful.


    If you have trouble logging in, select Open default browser from the bottom of the login dialog. This opens the login page in your default browser instead.

    After a successful login, copy the url in the address bar of the browser and paste it into the text box dialog that has appeared in SIM.

  6. To verify the connection, select Test connection.

  7. If the connection could not be established, verify that the connector has been configured according to Step 1 to Step 6.

  8. To allow the data to be aggregated, select Active.

  9. Select Save.