tBoxv2Connection Standard properties - Cloud - 8.0

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Data Governance > Third-party systems > Cloud storages > Box components
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Last publication date
2024-02-20

These properties are used to configure tBoxv2Connection running in the Standard Job framework.

The Standard tBoxv2Connection component belongs to the Cloud family.

The component in this framework is available in all subscription-based Talend products.

Note: This component is available only when you have installed the 8.0.1-R2023-04 Talend Studio Monthly update or a later one delivered by Talend. For more information, check with your administrator.

Basic settings

Property type

Either Built-in or Repository.

  • Built-in: No property data is stored centrally.
  • Repository: Select the repository file where properties are stored. The fields that follow are completed automatically using the fetched data.
Authentication type Select the authentication type: JWT (short for JSON Web Token) or Developer token.
You need to provide the following parameters in the corresponding fields for the JWT authentication type.
  • Client ID and Client secret: Enter the client key and client secret required by Box to access the Box API. To obtain the client key and client secret, you need to create an account at https://developers.box.com/ and then create a Box App under the Box account to be used. The client key and client secret can be obtained from the account application settings.
  • Public key ID
  • Private key
  • Private key passphrase
  • Enterprise ID or User ID
For more information about JWT authentication, see JWT Auth.
Note: To enter the client secret, private key, or private key passphrase, click the [...] button next to the corresponding field to bring out the Enter a new password dialog box, enter the key in the text field, and click OK. Note that you can enter the key either in a JSON string in the pure password mode or as a Java expression in the Java mode. You can toggle between the two modes by clicking switch to Java mode or switch to pure password mode on the top of the text field.

If you select Developer token from the drop-down list, type in the developer token in the Developer token field. For more information about developer token, see Developer Tokens.

Advanced settings

tStatCatcher Statistics

Select this check box to collect log data at the component level.

Global Variables

Global Variables

ERROR_MESSAGE: the error message generated by the component when an error occurs. This is an After variable and it returns a string. This variable functions only if the Die on error check box is cleared, if the component has this check box.

NB_LINE: the number of rows read by an input component or transferred to an output component. This is an After variable and it returns an integer.

A Flow variable functions during the execution of a component while an After variable functions after the execution of the component.

To fill up a field or expression with a variable, press Ctrl+Space to access the variable list and choose the variable to use from it.

For more information about variables, see Using contexts and variables.

Usage

Usage rule

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