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This page describes how to use Census with Box.

🏃‍♀️ Getting Started

  1. 1.
    Click Add Service.
  2. 2.
    Select Box from the menu.
  3. 3.
    Complete the OAuth flow to grant Census access to your Box instance.
Grant Census access to your Box account.

🗄️ 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.
Variable
Description
Example Values
%Y
4-digit year
1997
%y
2-digit year
97
%m
month with zero padding
07, 12
%-m
month without zero padding
7, 12
%d
day with zero padding
03, 23
%-d
day without zero padding
3, 23
%H
24 hour with zero padding
08, 18
%k
24 hour without zero padding
8, 18
%I
12 hour with zero padding
08, 12
%l
12 hour without zero padding
8, 12
%M
minute with zero padding
04, 56
%S
second with zero padding
06, 54

🔀 Supported Sync Behaviors

Behavior
Supported?
Objects
Mirror
✅
All
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 [email protected] or start a conversation with us via the in-app chat.