Citrix ShareFile

The Citrix File Share modules allow you to create, update, and deliver folders and upload a file in your Citrix File Share account.

Prerequisites

  • A Citrix File Share account

In order to use Citrix File Share with Make, it is necessary to have a Citrix File Share account. If you do not have one, you can create a Citrix File Share account at https://www.sharefile.com/.

Note

The module dialog fields that are displayed in bold (in the Make scenario, not in this documentation article) are mandatory!

Connecting Citrix File Share to Make

To connect your Citrix File Share account to Make, you need to obtain your Sub domain name.

  1. Go to Make and open the Citrix File Share module's Create a connection dialog.

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  2. In the Connection name field, enter a name for the connection and click Continue.

    Note

    You can also select Show advanced settings and enter the Client ID, and Client Secret to connect directly. See Generating Client ID and Client Secret.

  3. Enter your account subdomain. For example, if your account URL is www.xyz.sharefile.com then your subdomain is xyz. Click Continue.

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  4. Authenticate the account by entering your Email Address and Password. Click Sign In.

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The connection has been established.

Actions

Creates a new folder.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Citrix File Share account.

Folder

Select the parent folder where you want to create a folder.

Folder Name

Enter a name for the folder.

Overwrite

When selected, gives access to overwrite the folder.

Creates a new Send or Request Share.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Citrix File Share account.

Type

Select the type of share you want to create:

  • Send: used to Send files and folders to the specified users.

  • Request: used to allow users to upload files to the share owner's chosen location.

Folder

Select the folder for which you want to create the share.

Items to Share

Add the items to share:

Item ID

Enter the Item ID.

Recipients

Add the recipients:

Type

Select the type by which you want to add the recipients.

User ID

Enter the User ID of the recipient

Email

Enter the email address of the recipient.

Title

Enter a name for the share items.

Expiration date

Enter the date on which the share items expire. Once expired, recipients cannot download the share items.

Max downloads

The maximum number of times each recipient is allowed to download Share items.

Sends an email to the specified list of addresses, containing a link to the specified items.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Citrix File Share account.

Items to share

Add the items to share:

Item ID

Enter the Item ID. You can add multiple items.

Email

Add the email address to whom you deliver send a file.

Subject

Enter the subject line of the email.

Body

Enter the message to include in the email.

Expires In

Enter the number of days after which the access to this Share expires.

Maximum Downloads

The maximum number of times each recipient can download the Share items.

Uploads a file.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Citrix File Share account.

Folder

Select the folder to which you want to upload the file.

File name

Enter the file name. For example, sample.doc

File Content

Enter the file data to the field or map the source of the file.

Overwrite

When selected, gives access to overwrite the file with another one.

Suppress Module Output

Select this option if you are experiencing any timeout error when uploading a file.

Generating Client ID and Client Secret

You can connect Citrix Share File to Make using your Client ID and Client Secret.

To generate a Client ID and Client Secret:

  1. Go to https://api.sharefile.com/ and log into your account.

  2. Click Get an API Key.

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  3. In the Application Name field, enter the application to which you want to connect. For example, Make.

    In the Redirect URI field, enter the URL where the client is redirected to after successful authentication. This is optional.

    If you do not want to enter Redirect URI, select the checkbox, I don't know or will not use a Redirect URI which generates a random Redirect URI.

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    The Client ID and Client Secret successfully generates.

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    Copy the Client ID and Client Secret to your clipboard. See Connecting Citrix File Share to Make to establish a connection with Make.