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New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

Does anyone have any experience with calling /get_shared_link_file  and getting "error_summary": "shared_link_not_found/.." in the repsonse to a link you're fairly certian is the correct url?  I called /list_folder to get the preview url and tried that one, i also did the shared link url from the web GUI.  Could this be a security issue? I'm at a loss at this point.

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Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Thanks for the report! This is a known issue. We're looking into it, but I don't have a timeline for a fix to share.

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Greg,

Thanks for the reply. By known issue and no ETA, I'm assuming you mean there's no fix coming any time soon. If this is so is there a workaround you can point me to?  I made some assumptions on a project based on what the documentation told me was possible, and I'd like to figure out if and how I can still download shared files.

Thanks!

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Dropboxer
Dropboxer

I can't say if there is or isn't a fix coming soon unfortunately. 

As a workaround, you can download directly from the shared link using one of the URL parameters documented here. It doesn't provide as much functionality as the API though, such as being able to provide the password for the link, if necessary.

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New member | Level 2

That workaround looks alright, I can pull it that way.  Is there a mailing list on bug fixes or release schedules I can get on for this? Thanks.

 

 

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Dropboxer

I'll follow up on this thread once I have an update on this issue.

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