Cloud is a virtual storage and can be used by all UTHM staff. Since Cloud doesn’t have backup data, Dropbox application can be used at Cloud as a backup and external storage but users still need to set up the configuration. Follows the steps below to set up your external storage by using Dropbox. Now you can have external storage at Cloud as a backup your data.

  1. Log in Dropbox Account by Sign in with Google Account.

SETTING UP CLOUD DATA TO EXTERNAL STORAGE : DROPBOX

  1. Then browse to https://www.dropbox.com/developers/apps and you will find out figure below. Then click “Create app”.SETTING UP CLOUD DATA TO EXTERNAL STORAGE : DROPBOX
  2. Choose with option below:
    1) “Dropbox API”2) “App folder or “Full Dropbox”3) “Name your app.: give a name for your app”

SETTING UP CLOUD DATA TO EXTERNAL STORAGE : DROPBOX4. Then, tick at box “I agree “and click “Create App”.

SETTING UP CLOUD DATA TO EXTERNAL STORAGE : DROPBOX

5. Fill up Redirect URLs https://cloud.uthm.edu.my/index.php/settings/user/externalstorages and click “Add”

SETTING UP CLOUD DATA TO EXTERNAL STORAGE : DROPBOX6. Log in UTHM cloud at https://cloud.uthm.edu.my/index.php/login and you will find out the picture below.SETTING UP CLOUD DATA TO EXTERNAL STORAGE : DROPBOX

7. Then click at profile name and choose Settings.

SETTING UP CLOUD DATA TO EXTERNAL STORAGE : DROPBOX8. Choose External Storage.

SETTING UP CLOUD DATA TO EXTERNAL STORAGE : DROPBOX9. Then choose Dropbox v2 at External Storage and the Folder name will show Dropbox v2 automatically.SETTING UP CLOUD DATA TO EXTERNAL STORAGE : DROPBOX

10. Copy App key and App secret from Dropbox then paste on the Configuration at Cloud then click “Grant Access”.

SETTING UP CLOUD DATA TO EXTERNAL STORAGE : DROPBOX

11. A notification asking for permission will appear, then click “Allow”.

SETTING UP CLOUD DATA TO EXTERNAL STORAGE : DROPBOX

12 Your external storage should be in green color, showing the integration has completed and successful.

SETTING UP CLOUD DATA TO EXTERNAL STORAGE : DROPBOX