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Modifying Hidden Dropbox for Business Source Parameters

The Add Source and Source: ... General pages of the Administration Tool present the parameters with which you can configure the connector for most Dropbox for Business setups. More advanced and more rarely used parameters are hidden. You can choose to make one or more of these parameters appear in the Add Source and Source: ... General pages of the Administration Tool so that you can change their default value. Consider changing values of hidden parameters when you encounter issues.

The following list describes the advanced hidden parameters available with Dropbox for Business sources. The parameter type (integer, string, etc.) appears between parentheses following the parameter name.

ApplicationToken (String) Security provider CES 7.0.7711– (June 2015)

When using the OAuth 1.0 protocol, the application token to use that you previously obtained (see Authorizing the Coveo Connector to Access the Dropbox of Your Team Members).

Note: The app key is a series of 15 alphanumeric characters.

ApplicationSecret (String) Security provider CES 7.0.7711– (June 2015)

When using the OAuth 1.0 protocol, the application secret to use that you previously obtained (see Authorizing the Coveo Connector to Access the Dropbox of Your Team Members).

Note: The application secret is a series of 15 alphanumeric characters.

AccessTokenSecret (String) Security provider CES 7.0.7711– (June 2015)

When using the OAuth 1.0 protocol, the access token secret to use that you previously obtained (see Authorizing the Coveo Connector to Access the Dropbox of Your Team Members).

Note: The access token secret is a series of 15 alphanumeric characters.

NumberOfRefreshThreads (Integer)

The number of refresh threads used by the crawler for this source. The default value is 4.

To modify hidden Dropbox for Business source parameters

  1. Refer to Adding an Explicit Connector Parameter to add one or more Dropbox for Business source parameters.

  2. For a new Dropbox for Business source, access the Add Source page of the Administration Tool to modify the value of the newly added advanced parameter:

    1. Select Index > Sources and Collections.

    2. Under Collections, select the collection in which you want to add the source.

    3. Under Sources, click Add.

    4. In the Add Source page, edit the newly added advanced parameter value.

  3. For an existing Dropbox for Business source, access the Source: ... General page of the Administration Tool to modify the value of the newly added advanced parameter:

    1. Select Index > Sources and Collections.

    2. Under Collections, select the collection containing the source you want to modify.

    3. Under Sources, click the existing Dropbox for Business source in which you want to modify the newly added advanced parameter.

    4. In the Source: ... General page, edit the newly added advanced parameter value.

  4. Rebuild your Dropbox for Business source to apply the changes to the parameters (see Applying an Action to a Collection or a Source).

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