Integrate Dropbox Business with Okta

  1. Add the Dropbox Business app to Okta if it hasn't been added previously:
    1. In the Admin Console, go to ApplicationsApplications.

    2. Click Add Application.
    3. In the Search for an application field, enter Dropbox.
    4. Select Add for Dropbox Business.
    5. Complete the fields on the General Settings page and click Next.
    6. In the Sign On Methods section of the Sign-On Options page, select a sign-on option. If you select SAML 2.0, click View Setup Instructions and follow the instructions.
    7. Optional. In the Advanced Sign-on Settings area, select the Silent Provisioning checkbox to enable silent provisioning.
    8. Click Done.
  2. If you added the Dropbox Business app previously, on the Okta Admin Console click Applications and select Dropbox Business in the list of applications.
  3. Click the Provisioning tab, click Configure API Integration, and select the Enable API Integration checkbox.
  4. Click Authenticate with Dropbox Business.
  5. Enter your email and password and click Sign in.
  6. Click Save.
  7. Optional. Change the Okta to Dropbox Business provisioning settings:

    1. Click the Provisioning tab and select To App in the SETTINGS list.
    2. Click Edit.
    3. Select the checkbox for Create Users, Update User Attributes, or Deactivate Users to enable the functionality.

    If you enable Deactivate Users functionality, other deactivation options are available. The Dropbox user deactivation-type list lets you select whether you want to suspend or remove users when they're deactivated in Okta. Okta recommends selecting Suspend.

    Select the Wipe data from linked devices checkbox to remove files from a user's Dropbox Business linked device when they're deactivated.

    When you select Remove in the Dropbox user deactivation-type list, the File management upon user deletion list appears. Select Manage file transfer directly in Dropbox Business if you don't want Okta to perform any action on user's files. Select Transfer files to destination team member account to manage file transfer in Okta. Complete the Dropbox email address of the team member account and the Dropbox email address of the admin notification account fields.

    1. Click Save.
  8. Optional. Change the Dropbox Business to Okta provisioning settings:
    1. Click the Provisioning tab, and then select To Okta in the SETTINGS list.
    2. Click Edit in the General, User Creation & Matching, or Import Safeguard areas to edit the settings.
    1. Click Save.
  9. Optional. Assign users to the Dropbox Business app. See Assign applications to users.