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Connect Your Box Account to Coro

Stage 1: Creating Application

  1. To create a new application, sign into your Box developer console:

  2. In My Apps, select Create New App:


  3. Choose Custom App and click Next


  4. Choose Server Authentication (with JWT), type in a name for the Coro app in the App Name field and click Create app:


Stage 2: Configure the Application

  1. Switch to the Configuration tab and set the following permissions:

    • In the App Access Level section, select App + Enterprise Access
    • In the Application Scopes/Content actions section, leave as default (only Read all files and folders stored in Box is checked)
    • In the Application Scopes/Administrative actions and Application Scopes/Developer options sections, check all options
    • In the Advanced Features section, check all options


  2. Click Save changes at the top-right corner of the screen


  3. Scroll down to the Add and Manage Public Keys section and select Generate a Public/Private keypair.


    You will be required to confirm the operation with 2FA (two-factor-authentication) process


  4. Save the configuration file that has been downloaded. This file will be used later in the Coro console as a configuration file (Stage 3). Click OK to close the message and click Save changes again


  5. Switch to the Authorization tab and click Review and Submit


  6. Click Submit at the opened window


  7. Click Back to My Account at the bottom-left corner of the screen


  8. Click Admin console at the bottom-left corner of the screen to navigate to your Box admin screen


  9. Click Apps on the left-side menu and switch to the Custom Apps Manager tab.

    Find the record of your newly created Coro app, click the 3-dots menu on the right side of the line and select Authorize App


  10. Click Authorize in the opened window


Stage 3: Upload Configuration File to Coro

  1. Navigate to your Coro console. Select Control Panel > Cloud Apps.

  2. Click Connect next to the Box app.

  3. Upload the configuration file you saved in Stage 2 and click Confirm.


Your Box account should now be connected to and protected by Coro.

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