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tDropboxConnection Standard properties

These properties are used to configure tDropboxConnection running in the Standard Job framework.

The Standard tDropboxConnection component belongs to the Cloud family.

The component in this framework is available in all Talend products.

Basic settings

Access Token

Enter the access token required by the Dropbox account you need to connect to. This access token allows Talend Studio to make Dropbox API calls for that Dropbox account.

Note that a Dropbox App should have been created under that account before generating the access token. For further information about a Dropbox access token, see

Use HTTP Proxy

If you are using a proxy, select this check box and enter the host and port information of that proxy in the corresponding fields that are displayed.

Advanced settings

tStatCatcher Statistics

Select this check box to gather the Job processing metadata at the Job level as well as at each component level.

Global Variables


The error message generated by the component when an error occurs. This is an After variable and it returns a string.


Usage rule

This component is used standalone as a subJob to create the Dropbox connection to be used. In a Job design, it is often connected to the other Dropbox components using the Trigger links such as On Subjob Ok link.

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