Install HPE Dropbox Connector on Windows

To install the HPE Dropbox Connector on Windows, use the following procedure.

To install the HPE Dropbox Connector

  1. Run the HPE Dropbox Connector installation program.

    The installation wizard opens.

  2. Read the installation instructions and click Next.

    The License Agreement dialog box opens.

  3. Read the license agreement. If you agree to its terms, click I accept the agreement and click Next.

    The Installation Directory dialog box opens.

  4. Choose an installation folder for HPE Dropbox Connector and click Next.

    The Service Name dialog box opens.

  5. In the Service name box, type a name to use for the connector’s Windows service and click Next.

    The Service Port and ACI Port dialog box opens.

  6. Type the following information, and click Next.

    Service port The port used by the connector to listen for service actions.
    ACI port The port used by the connector to listen for actions.

    The License Server Configuration dialog box opens.

  7. Type the following information, and click Next.

    License server host The host name or IP address of your License server.
    License server port The ACI port of your License server.

    The IDOL database dialog box opens.

  1. In the IDOL database box, type the name of the IDOL database that you want to index documents into. Then, click Next.

    The Proxy Server dialog box opens.

  2. If you are installing the connector on a machine that is behind a proxy server, type the following information. Then, click Next.

    Proxy host The host name or IP address of the proxy server to use to access Dropbox.
    Proxy port The port of the proxy server to use to access Dropbox.
    Proxy username (Optional) The user name to use to authenticate with the proxy server.
    Proxy password (Optional) The password to use to authenticate with the proxy server.

    The Dropbox OAuth Authentication dialog box opens.

  3. Type the following information, and then click Next. (For information about how to set up an application to represent the connector, see Create a Dropbox Application).

    AppKey The application key that was provided by Dropbox when you set up an application to represent the connector.
    AppSecret The application secret that was provided by Dropbox when you set up an application to represent the connector.
    Redirect URL The URL at which the OAuth tool will run. For example, localhost:7878.
  4. Choose whether you want to install a new CFS or use an existing CFS.

  5. Choose an installation folder for the Connector Framework Server and then click Next.

    The Installation name dialog box opens.

  6. In the Service name box, type a unique name for the Connector Framework service and click Next. The name must not contain any spaces.

    The CFS dialog box opens.

  7. Type the following information, and click Next.

    Service port

    The port used by CFS to listen for service actions.

    ACI port The port used by CFS to listen for actions.
  8. Type the following information and click Next.

    IDOL Server hostname The host name or IP address of the IDOL server that you want to index documents into.
    ACI port The ACI port of the IDOL server.

    The Pre-Installation Summary dialog box opens.

  9. Review the installation settings. If necessary, click Back to go back and change any settings. If you are satisfied with the settings, click Next.

    The connector is installed.

  10. Complete the installation procedure. You can run the OAuth tool, which obtains the access tokens necessary to retrieve information from Dropbox.


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