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Collecting from Box

Created by: Jay Chambers
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Question

How do I configure AD eDiscovery to collect from Box?

 

Prerequisites

  • A Box developer account
  • The credentials of your organization's Box.com administrator

 

Answer

Create a Box Application

  1. Log in to https://developers.box.com with your organization's Box.com administrator's account
  2. Click "Create New App"
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  3. Select "Custom App" and click "Next"
  4. Select "Standard OAuth 2.0" authentication and click "Next"
  5. Name your application and click "Create App"
  6. Click "View Your App"
  7. Next to "OAuth 2.0 Redirect UI", enter an address in the form https://<eDiscoveryServer>/ADG.OAuth and click "Save Changes"
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  8. Copy the ClientID, Client Secret and Box Redirect URI
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Add the eDiscovery Box Connector

  1. In eDiscovery, go to Data Sources > Box
  2. Click the Add button in the upper-right
    2017-05-18_17_07_07-mRemoteNG_-_confCons.xml_-_eDisco_6.1.png
  3. Give the connector a Name, enter the previously noted ClientID, Client Secret and Box Redirect URI, and click "Authorize"
  4. In the resulting browser window, sign in with the credentials used the create the app and click "Authorize"
    2017-10-03_16_11_34-mRemoteNG_-_confCons.xml_-_BEAST.png
  5. Click "Grant access to Box"
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  6. Click "OK" to add the connector

 

Notes

  • You will need to open a ticket with Box Support and ask them to enable the As-User header for your application. They will need the ClientID for your application.

 

 

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