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This tutorial describes how to set up the Dropbox Connector.
Authentication in Dropbox is done via an access token.
How to get an access token
Go to https://www.dropbox.com/developers/apps.
Click “Create app”, choose one of the API types, one of the access types, and the name of your app:
Then, click on "Create app", and you will be redirected to the settings page of your new app:
After, you click "Generate" in the "OAuth 2" section, you will receive your access token:
Now, we need to create an account on the platform of the type "oauth-bearer" “0Auth-Bearer” and insert the generated access token:
Finally, we have our access token configured and our account created, ready to be used on the Dropbox Connector: