The Qlik Box Connector enables you access data that is stored on files in your Box account and to select and load that data into your Qlik Sense app or QlikView document.
The Qlik Web Connectors help you connect to different data sources and fetch data in the same way. Learn how to authenticate a data source connection and how to use tables to fetch data.
- Qlik Sense Desktop
- Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows
This connector must be installed separately.
Ways to access your data
To access your Box account, you need to authenticate the connector with your Box account credentials.
Loading data from tables
After you authenticate the connector with your account credentials, you can use the following tables to select and load data:
|ListFilesAndFolders||Returns a list of files and folders within a specific folder and to a specific depth.|
|FolderInfo||Returns the metadata for a specific folder.|
|Collaborations||Returns the collaboration details for a specific folder.|
|FileInfo||Returns the metadata for a specific file.|
|FileTasks||Returns a list of tasks that have been defined for a specific file.|
|GetRawFileAsText||Returns a file as text.|
|GetRawFileAsBinary||Returns a file as binary.|
|DownloadFile||Downloads a file to a local path.|
|UserEvents||Returns the events, such as downloads or uploads, for the authorized user.|
|Search||Returns a list of files and folders based on a search string and file extension.|
|Trash||Returns a list of files and folders that have been moved to the trash.|
Returns a table as XML based on a custom request URL. To learn how to build custom reports, see:
|FileVersions||Returns the metadata about previous file versions. This table only works for Box Enterprise accounts.|
|EnterpriseEvents||Returns a list of Enterprise events. This table only works for Box Enterprise accounts.|
|User||Returns a list of all users. This table only works for Box Enterprise accounts.|
|Groups||Returns a list of all groups. This table only works for Box Enterprise accounts.|