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How to provide the Dropbox-API-Select-User HTTP header with .Net API

How to provide the Dropbox-API-Select-User HTTP header with .Net API

BillyL
Explorer | Level 4

Hello,

I have gotten my access token through the business app and am trying to make a simple request.  I also have team admin permissions with a permission type for the app as "Team member file access"

using (var dbx = new DropboxClient(AccessToken))
{
                var full = await dbx.Users.GetCurrentAccountAsync();
}

I get the following Error:

Error in call to API function "users/get_current_account": This API function operates on a single Dropbox account, but the OAuth 2 access token you provided is for an entire Dropbox Business team. Since your API app key has team member file access permissions, you can operate on a team member's Dropbox by providing the "Dropbox-API-Select-User" HTTP header or "select_user" URL parameter to specify the exact user.

 

The documentation also mentions specifying a member_id of the user for which the app will run under using a custom HTTP header called Dropbox-API-Select-User.

 

I would first appreciate some help on how to specify this member_id through the header via .Net and then how to access shared files/Folders like "BigFolder" below:

BigFolder.PNG

 

Thank You!

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Re: How to provide the Dropbox-API-Select-User HTTP header with .Net API

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

In the .NET SDK in particular, to set the "Dropbox-API-Select-User" header, you should use the DropboxTeamClient.AsMember method.

 

And to access the contents of the "team space", as shown in your screenshot, you should use the DropboxClient.WithPathRoot method. Check out the Namespace Guide for information on how that works.

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Re: How to provide the Dropbox-API-Select-User HTTP header with .Net API

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

In the .NET SDK in particular, to set the "Dropbox-API-Select-User" header, you should use the DropboxTeamClient.AsMember method.

 

And to access the contents of the "team space", as shown in your screenshot, you should use the DropboxClient.WithPathRoot method. Check out the Namespace Guide for information on how that works.

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Re: How to provide the Dropbox-API-Select-User HTTP header with .Net API

BillyL
Explorer | Level 4

Thank you very much.  Solved my issue!

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