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Migrate files from Box

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You can synchronize your Box account with Canto and migrate files from Box folders to Canto.

Restriction: You need to be logged in using an administrators' account or as an editor with the Manage External     Connections privilege to use this feature.


User Menu > Settings > Link & Connections > External Connections

How to synchronize your Box Account

  1. Click the Box icon.
  2. Click Connect.
    The Box login page will open in a pop-up window (or in a new tab).
    ATTENTION: If the login page does not open, you will need to adjust your browser setting for pop-ups!
  3. Login to Box and grant access for Canto.
  4. Close the pop-up window. In the Authorized Operations message, click Continue.
  5. The folder structure of your Box account is retrieved and displayed. Select the folder whose content you want to synchronize with Canto.

Canto creates a new folder with the same name at the top level of the folder structure and imports all the files and subfolders it contains.

The files will then be viewable in Canto in the Box folder and labeled with the Google Drive icon.

Note: When you first sync your status may depict the following:

Once the sync is complete the following options will appear where you can unlink the folder and manually sync the folder. Also, you will be able to toggle the Auto-Sync feature. Auto-sync takes place on a 24-hour basis.

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