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How to connect to box.com

How to connect to Box (box.com)

In the box.com Admin Console:

  1. Set the Box FTP Server to available in the Admin Console > Business/Enterprise Settings > Apps

In SmartFTP:

  1. Open a new connection: menu: File - Connection
  2. Protocol: FTPS (Explicit)
  3. Host: ftp.box.com
  4. Username: The box.com account email address 
  5. Password: The box.com password
  6. Click OK to connect

Note: To connect to Box, a license for the Enterprise Edition is required.

box.com FTP server Limitations

  • Transfers cannot be resumed
  • The data (files, directory structure) is not synchronized between different concurrent sessions
  • The date created of folders cannot be set
  • The server is insecure by today's standard as it only supports TLS 1.0 (AES 128-bit CBC with SHA1).

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