This page describes how to use Census with Box.

🏃‍♀️ Getting Started

  1. Navigate to the Destinations page in Census and click New Destination.

  2. Select Box from the menu.

  3. Complete the OAuth flow to grant Census access to your Box instance.

🗄️ File Path Variables

When defining the file path for a Box sync, you can use variables that will be set when the sync runs. This allows you to create and sync to new files in the Box folder that reflect the date and time of the sync.



Example Values


4-digit year



2-digit year



month with zero padding

07, 12


month without zero padding

7, 12


day with zero padding

03, 23


day without zero padding

3, 23


24 hour with zero padding

08, 18


24 hour without zero padding

8, 18


12 hour with zero padding

08, 12


12 hour without zero padding

8, 12


minute with zero padding

04, 56


second with zero padding

06, 54

🔀 Supported Sync Behaviors






Our current Box integration only supports files up to 50MB in size. If you need support for larger files, please let us know!

Contact us if you want Census to support more sync behaviors for Box.

🚑 Need help connecting to Box?

Contact us via or start a conversation with us via the in-app chat.

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