dropbox sink Dropbox Sink

Provided by: "Apache Software Foundation"

Upload Files to Dropbox.

The Kamelet expects the following headers to be set:

  • file / ce-file: as the file name to upload

If the header won’t be set the exchange ID will be used as file name.

Configuration Options

The following table summarizes the configuration options available for the dropbox-sink Kamelet:

Property Name Description Type Default Example

accessToken *

Dropbox Access Token

The access Token to use to access Dropbox


clientIdentifier *

The client identifier

Dropbox App client Identifier


remotePath *

Remote path

Original file or folder to work with


uploadMode *

Upload Mode

Which mode to upload. in case of add the new file will be renamed if a file with the same name already exists on dropbox. in case of force if a file with the same name already exists on dropbox, this will be overwritten. The value can be one of add, force.



Fields marked with (*) are mandatory.


This section summarizes how the dropbox-sink can be used in various contexts.

Knative Sink

The dropbox-sink Kamelet can be used as Knative sink by binding it to a Knative object.

apiVersion: camel.apache.org/v1alpha1
kind: KameletBinding
  name: dropbox-sink-binding
      kind: InMemoryChannel
      apiVersion: messaging.knative.dev/v1
      name: mychannel
      kind: Kamelet
      apiVersion: camel.apache.org/v1alpha1
      name: dropbox-sink
      accessToken: "The Dropbox Access Token"
      clientIdentifier: "The The client identifier"
      remotePath: "The Remote path"

Make sure you have Camel K installed into the Kubernetes cluster you’re connected to.

Save the dropbox-sink-binding.yaml file into your hard drive, then configure it according to your needs.

You can run the sink using the following command:

kubectl apply -f dropbox-sink-binding.yaml