Box modules

In an Adobe Workfront Fusion scenario, you can automate workflows that use Box, as well as connect it to multiple third-party applications and services. monitors a specified folder to check for file changes, to modify and delete existing files, or to upload new files to a folder.

If you need instructions on creating a scenario, see Create a scenario in Adobe Workfront Fusion. For information about modules, see Modules in Adobe Workfront Fusion.

Access requirements

You must have the following access to use the functionality in this article:

Adobe Workfront plan*

Pro or higher

Adobe Workfront license*

Plan, Work

Adobe Workfront Fusion license**

Workfront Fusion for Work Automation and Integration

Product Your organization must purchase Adobe Workfront Fusion as well as Adobe Workfront to use functionality described in this article.

*To find out what plan, license type, or access you have, contact your Workfront administrator.

**For information on Adobe Workfront Fusion licenses, see Adobe Workfront Fusion licenses

Prerequisites

To use Box modules, you must have a Box account.

Box modules and their fields

When you configure Box modules, Workfront Fusion displays the fields listed below. Along with these, additional Box fields might display, depending on factors such as your access level in the app or service. A bolded title in a module indicates a required field.

If you see the map button above a field or function, you can use it to set variables and functions for that field. For more information, see Map information from one module to another in Adobe Workfront Fusion.

Triggers

New event

This instant trigger module starts a scenario when a file is added, moved, copied, deleted, locked, or unlocked.

Webhook

Select the webhook that you want to use to watch outgoing messages. To add a webhook, click Add and enter the webhook's name and connection.

For instructions about connecting your Box account to Workfront Fusion, see Connect the module's app or web service to Workfront Fusion in the article Create a scenario in Adobe Workfront Fusion.

Maximum number of returned events

Enter the highest number of events you want the module to return during each scenario execution cycle.

Watch files

This trigger module starts a scenario when a new file is added or an existing file is updated in a folder being watched.

Connection

For instructions about connecting your Box account to Workfront Fusion, see Create a connection to Adobe Workfront Fusion - Basic instructions

Watch

Select the type of files you want to watch.

  • Only new files

    The scenario will start when a new file is added.

  • New files and all changes

    The scenario starts when a file is added, or when file content or a file attribute (such as its name) is modified.

Maximum number of downloaded files

Enter the highest number of files you want the module to return during each scenario execution cycle.

Actions

Upload a file

This action module uploads a file.

You specify the file. You can also provide a new filename for the file.

The module returns the ID of the file and any associated fields, along with any custom fields and values that the connection accesses. You can map this information in subsequent modules in the scenario.

When you are configuring this module, the following fields display.

Connection

For instructions about connecting your Box account to Workfront Fusion, see Create a connection to Adobe Workfront Fusion - Basic instructions

Source file

Select a source file from a previous module, or map the source file's name and data.

NOTE

If this module is not successful, consider the following:

  • The size of the file might exceed the maximum file size limit for your Box plan, or you may have used all of your Box account’s storage quota. To get more storage space, delete existing files from Box or upgrade your Box account.
  • Box does not upload more than one files with the same name to a single folder. If the destination folder contains a file with the same name as the file being uploaded, the scenario run terminates with an error. To avoid this, rename the file. If you want to update the file, use the Update a file module.

Update a file

This action module updates a file.

You specify the ID of the file.

The module returns the ID of the file and any associated fields, along with any custom fields and values that the connection accesses. You can map this information in subsequent modules in the scenario.

When you are configuring this module, the following fields display.

Connection

For instructions about connecting your Box account to Workfront Fusion, see Create a connection to Adobe Workfront Fusion - Basic instructions

File ID Enter or map the unique ID of the file that you want the module to update.
Source file

Select a source file from a previous module, or map the source file's name and data.

Delete a file

This action module deletes a file.

You specify the ID of the file.

The module returns the ID of the file and any associated fields, along with any custom fields and values that the connection accesses. You can map this information in subsequent modules in the scenario.

When you are configuring this module, the following fields display.

Connection

For instructions about connecting your Box account to Workfront Fusion, see Create a connection to Adobe Workfront Fusion - Basic instructions

File ID Enter or map the unique ID of the file that you want the module to update.

Get a file

This action module downloads a file.

You specify the ID of the file.

The module returns the ID of the file and any associated fields, along with any custom fields and values that the connection accesses. You can map this information in subsequent modules in the scenario.

NOTE

This module is useful for providing files to subsequent modules.

When you are configuring this module, the following fields display.

Connection

For instructions about connecting your Box account to Workfront Fusion, see Create a connection to Adobe Workfront Fusion - Basic instructions

File ID Enter or map the unique ID of the file that you want the module to update.

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