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Get Changed/Added file

evanking
New member | Level 2

Hi there. The API appears to support a webhook which is triggered when changes occur. However, it appears to trigger on a per user bases. What is the best way to get a notification on an added file, preferably on a per-folder bases. 


I have no interest in who added/edited the file. I simply want to be notified when a file is uploaded (and to which folder it was uploaded to) so that I can subsequently download that file. 

Thanks in advance 🙂 

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Re: Get Changed/Added file

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

Dropbox webhooks unfortunately don't offer a way to register for notifications for specific folders, but I'll pass this along as a feature request.

 

The best thing to currently do is use the webhook notification functionality that is available, and then call /2/files/list_folder[/continue] when notified to see what did change, and just ignore any entries you're not interested in.

Re: Get Changed/Added file

evanking
New member | Level 2

Ok thank you. This is what I figured via the documentation but wanted to make sure. I appreaciate the response. 

 

Do pass along the feedback, I think this seems a resonable use case. 

Thank you

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