Dropbox download node error

I get the following error when I try to download a folder from a dropbox shared folder.

ERROR Dropbox Download 0:36 Execute failed: class com.dropbox.core.v2.files.FolderMetadata cannot be cast to class com.dropbox.core.v2.files.FileMetadata (com.dropbox.core.v2.files.FolderMetadata and com.dropbox.core.v2.files.FileMetadata are in unnamed module of loader org.eclipse.osgi.internal.loader.EquinoxClassLoader @1b17a487)

Here are the settings I use in the dropbox download node (I have defined variables for both the remote file path and the local path to save)

Here is the workflow itself


Hi @nba,

As mentioned in the node documentation, Dropbox Download does currently only support downloading files:

Download a single file from your Dropbox.
The path to the file in your Dropbox to download. It must begin with a /and must not end with a /. Example for a valid path: /path/to/your file.txt

As a workaround you could use a Dropbox List node to list files in a folder, loop over them via loop nodes and download every file separately. You would need to do this recursively in case you work with subfolders.

Anyhow, I created a ticket and will discuss with @qqilihq what we can do to make this possible as the workaround is indeed quite cumbersome.

Best regards,


Thanks Daniel, appreciated

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