Box - New file

Use the Box - New file start event The connector and event for triggering the workflow to run, including required configuration. An example is Box - New file, which triggers the workflow to run when a new file is uploaded to the specified folder. to start your workflow whenever a new file is uploaded to a folder you specify in your Box account.

Box has other start events as well as actions. For more information, see Connectors.

Before you start 

Select the Box - New file start event

In the Designer page: 

  1. Open the Start event configuration panel: At the top of the designer canvas on the Designer page, click Start event.
  2. From Start from drop-down field, select Box.
  3. For Event, select Box - New file.

    Additional fields appear. To configure, see Configure the start event.

Configure the start event

During configuration of the Box - New file start event, you can select the folder path for monitoring, add provided start event variables A variable associated with the start event. Often referenced by actions in the workflow. For example, a start event variable might capture input in a form field. to store information about the new file for use later in the workflow, and set conditions, such as requirements for the file name or creation date.

Maintain path integrity

Caution: If a file/folder that's used in a workflow is moved, renamed, or deleted, any workflows that use that file/folder will not start or will fail. Make sure you keep the paths in your workflow configurations up to date.