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Integration with Clouds Storages (Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive)

Integration HTTP Commander with Clouds Storages allows to interact (edit, upload and download files, folders) with popular cloud services storage: Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Box.

Integration with Google Drive

Integration with Google Drive allows users of HTTP Commander create/edit documents in Google Docs, download and upload your files and folders from the cloud storage Google Drive.
To configure this feature, perform the following steps.

  1. Go to the Google Developers Console. If required, sign in to your Google Account.
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  2. Create new project (if required).
  3. Select the newly created (or existing) project . Navigation menu -> APIS & Services -> Dashboard.
    Then click on the "Select project" (organisation name) right after the Google APIs logo and select your project.
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  4. The next step is Enable Drive API.
    Navigation menu -> APIS & Services -> Library. Type "Drive" in the search box, select Drive API and enable (if it is not enabled yet).
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  5. Next go to Navigation menu -> APIS & Services -> OAuth consent screen.
    First thing to choose here is who will use the project. If you plan to allow use of Google Drive with HTTP Commander only for users of your organisation in the Google (if you have any) , then select "Internal". Otherwise, for public access, select "External". When you select "External", any user with Google account will be able to use integration with Google Drive (and "Edit in Google" feature) in the HTTP Commander.

    Second thing to decide is how deep yoou plan to integrate Goolge Drive with the HTTP Commander. HTTP Commander can use Google Drive for: If you do not plan to use integration with Google Drive to exchange files between HTTP Commander and Google Drive, we recommend to add only /auth/drive.file scope.
    Please note, that Verification process is required to get rid of the Unverified app" screen only when /auth/drive scope is used. To get more information about verification process please read this article.

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    Things you need to fill on the consent screen setting page:
  6. Next go to Navigation menu -> APIS & Services -> Credentials and add credentials to your project. Create Credentials -> OAuth client ID
  7. Go to Settings tab of HTTP Commander Admin Panel. If the hidden settings are not visible, then click Show advanced parameters button on toolbar of Settings tab.
  8. In the hidden setting GoogleClientId (section Office) paste the copied value Client ID.
  9. For the parameters EnableDownloadToGoogle, EnableUploadFromGoogle (section UploadDownload) or-and EnableGoogleDriveEditor (section Office) set values to true.
  10. After setting the values ​​do not forget to save your HTTP Commander settings (Save settings button on the toolbar of Settings tab) and restart the application (Restart application button).

Integration with Dropbox

Integration with Dropbox allows users of HTTP Commander download and upload your files and folders from the cloud storage Dropbox.
To configure this feature, perform the following steps.

  1. Go to the Dropbox App Console. If required, sign in to your Dropbox Account.
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  2. Then click Create app button and if necessary, perform the verification email.
    Next, check the following sequence settings:
    1. Dropbox API
    2. Full Dropbox — Access to all files and folders in a user's Dropbox.
    2. Then enter the name of the application (for example, HTTPCommander) and click Create app button.
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  3. Further, on the Settings page open in OAuth 2 section Screenshot
  4. On the Branding tab specify Publisher, Description, App website & icons.
    This is necessary for production status. Learn more about production status requirements.
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  5. Go to Settings tab of HTTP Commander Admin Panel. If the hidden settings are not visible, then click Show advanced parameters button on toolbar of Settings tab.
  6. In the hidden setting DropboxConsumerKey (section Office) paste the value of App Key from Settings tab on page of created application in Dropbox.
  7. For the parameters EnableDownloadToDropbox or-and EnableUploadFromDropbox (section UploadDownload) set values to true.
  8. After setting the values ​​do not forget to save your HTTP Commander settings (Save settings button on the toolbar of Settings tab) and restart the application (Restart application button).
  9. Then open your HTTP Commander link, which you added to Redirect URIs application settings Dropbox (for example, https://yourdomain.com/htcomnet/default.aspx), sign in and try to download the file(s)/folder(s) in your Dropbox storage (use that Dropbox account in which you create an application) using the context menu or toolbar: Cloud storages → download to... → Dropbox.
  10. Next you need to configure user access to his files in Dropbox from HTTP Commander. For this, go to the Settings tab in your application Dropbox (from Dropbox App Console). You have two options:
  11. If you set true for EnableDownloadToDropbox, then in addition, you can customize how the files will be loaded in different sizes to Dropbox (in whole or in chunk):
    see parameter MaxFileSizeForDownloadToDropboxEntirely.

Integration with Microsoft OneDrive / Office 365 (OneDrive for Business)

Integration with Microsoft OneDrive allows users of HTTP Commander create/edit documents in MS Office Online, download and upload your files and folders from the cloud storage OneDrive or OneDrive for Business (Office 365).

  1. If you plan to use Office 365 (OneDrive for Business), you must have an Office 365 account.
    If you do not have an Office 365 account, then you can select the desired plan and register, or try the free trial period.
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    For more info see Get an Office 365 account to access Office 365 APIs.
  2. Creating and configuring HTTP Commander application in App registrations Registration at Azure Portal.

  3. Configuring the HTTP Commander.

Note. If in case of log in you receive an error:
We're unable to complete your request
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that need to be checked (and to set if not exists) Redirect URIs property. See Redirect URIs article.

Integration with Box

Integration with Box allows users of HTTP Commander download and upload your files and folders from the cloud storage Box.
To configure this feature, perform the following steps.

  1. Go to the Box Developers Console (My Apps). If required, sign in to your Box account.
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  2. Then click Create New App button, select Custom App and "Next".
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  3. Select Standard OAuth 2.0 (User Authentication) method and click "Next".
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  4. Enter a unique name for your app, click Create App and then View Your App.
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  5. On the page that opens, scroll to the OAuth 2.0 Credentials section.
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    Copy and specify the Client ID/Secret values for the corresponding parameters in HTTP Commander:
  6. Then go back to the Box App settings page and enter the following link in the OAuth 2.0 Redirect URI field:
    https://yourdomain.com/HTCOMNET/Handlers/BoxOAuth2Handler.ashx
    where yourdomain.com/HTCOMNET - path to your HTTP Commander app.
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    Note! Be sure to use an SSL connection to HTTP Commander (see FAQ: How can I use HTTP Commander with SSL?).
  7. The rest of the settings Box App, leave the default. Click the Save Changes button to save the settings.
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For more info see Box Custom Apps Setup with OAuth 2.0.