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  1. Doc feedback

    The layout and the padding feels weird. This applies to both the navbar as well as the content.

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  2. Format Event Stream Event Types on Box.dev

    On box.dev, please format the available event types for the event stream in a more readable format. Descriptions for the event would also be helpful.

    1 vote

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  3. Open Box Notes API for logging

    The idea here is to use a box note as a log which could be updated both by humans and an automated api.

    My use case for the api would basically be "append a line" to the box note.

    3 votes

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  4. Able to get Box user ID by querying the username

    Hi, currently in order to find a box user id for ONE user, we need to use
    https://developer.box.com/reference#get-all-users-in-an-enterprise
    to get ALL users and then filter for the specific user.

    If would be nice if we can simply query a user's box user id by the username.

    1 vote

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    There is an optional parameter called `filter_term` which can be used to retrieve a user on the basis of the name or login. See link below and a snippet from the dev docs.
    https://developer.box.com/reference/get-users/#param-filter_term

    `filter_term`
    Limits the results to only users who’s name or login start with the search term.

    For externally managed users, the search term needs to completely match the in order to find the user, and it will only return one user at a time.

  5. Possible to unlock by just id of the lock object

    Locks may have been destroyed by others.
    In the current, just before releasing the lock, the owner of the lock needs to confirm that the owner is himself, so it is useless.
    If we can release this from the object returned at locked, we can write logic more smartly.

    1 vote

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  6. Getting the default avatar image of WebApp via API

    I use Box Platform and WebApp for hybrid. However, if the avatar is not set, the API can not acquire a image.
    I want to get the default image displayed by WebAPP via API
    In order to use Box Platform and WebApp seamlessly, it is essential to be able to obtain a default image.

    1 vote

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  7. Transfer Ownership Enterprise Event

    Currently, when you delete a user the only way to show that the content from one user to another user in the enterprise events are track two separate events:
    - UPLOAD (Creation of the new folder with the user's naming convention)
    - MOVE (From unknown location/user, to the new folder)

    This mean you needs to track the newly created parent.name and the move event with the item.name. I'm proposing two potential enhancements:

    1) Enhance the MOVE event to show the source user/item details AND target user/item details.
    2) Create a new TRANSFER_OWNERSHIP event so that you can distinguish between a…

    4 votes

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  8. API technical and display name

    In metadata template designer: As in the API technical and display name are saved, at least the display name has to be changeable while the technical name has to be presented as a valuable information.

    2 votes

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  9. API endpoint for status.box.com

    Create an API endpoint that returns information from status.box.com, so that customers can access this information programmatically.

    5 votes

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  10. API to sync folders for users.

    If we could sync folders directly through our internal web app it would cut several steps out of user workflows. I would love to put a sync slider next to the job line so they could sync directly from this screen.

    Specifically, I am talking about leveraging the tools via APIs. So having an API we could leverage to sync folders down for users.

    4 votes

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    This request cannot practically be implemented as an API. A client needs to control the state of local items on an endpoint such as a user’s computer, much like the Box Drive or Box Mobile clients do today. The only planned supported means for such synchronization capabilities are the Box Drive and Mobile clients.

  11. Clearer token scope documentation

    Can you specify that the item_share scope for downscoping tokens is for shared links and not collaboration?

    1 vote

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  12. "Scopes enabled by request" in the app authorization page

    Would like the "scopes enabled by request" (https://developer.box.com/docs/scopes#section-scopes-enabled-by-request) which have been enabled on their app to be listed in the app authorization or in the configuration page for their app in the dev console.

    2 votes

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  13. Ability to Initiate Custom CLI Scripts from Admin Console

    Admin/Co-Admin Only Function.

    For co-admins -This could be added as an optional setup parameter. Scope would be user administration and custom reporting. A user defined menu to initiate "batch job " . The script selection display could include script name, description and the ability to link to a documentation folder in box.

    1 vote

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  14. Enhance deprovisioning via API

    We want to use the API to see who’s collaborating with someone who’s been rolled out of the university, as part of deproviosing script. Then we want to look up collaborations of user being deprovisioned and break all collaborations when a user is rolled out

    3 votes

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  15. New field that indicates whether that specific folder has any collaborations of its own, i.e. not inherited from a parent

    We have a big problem on our hands when it comes to obtaining all of the collaborations a user created inviting others to their content. There simply is no quick way of doing this, especially on users having massive folders. We discovered that the GET action on the /Folders endpoint has an available request field called “hascollaborations” which indicates whether the folder has any collaborations. I really hoped we could leverage this to cut down on the unnecessary calls to the /Folders/{folderId}/collaborations endpoint if the folder being iterated over had no collaborations, but unfortunately it returns “true” even if

    1 vote

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  16. iOS SDK

    'Mark for offline' capability in SDK. Either read-only or edit-sync is a critical requirement for field worker use cases.

    With current SDK developers need to build this which is expensive and risky.

    1 vote

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  17. ReadOnly Downloads

    Allow files to be downloaded via the API when the only Application scope checked is "Read all files and folders stored in Box". Preferably as well users should be able to go into the list of apps authorized to access their files and enforce readOnly access as well.

    It is a completely unnecessary liability for apps that only need to download files, and an unnecessary security risk for a User/Organization's data.

    2 votes

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  18. Add FolderID in error messaging when attempting to create a folder of the same name in the same path through API

    Receive the folderID for an already created folder when attempting to create a folder of the same name in the same path through API.

    2 votes

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  19. Start accepting an array of strings as 'aud'

    Hi. I'm trying to use jwt authentication with box. I'm new to JWT. The library I'm using seems to send the 'aud' value as an array of strings, and looking at the specification for JWT, that's what it's supposed to send. This doesn't work with box though, box only allows a single string as 'aud'.

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  20. Enhance API for group membership search

    Current implementation of user group membership search is very inefficient.
    both
    api.box.com/2.0/groups/GROUPID/memberships
    and
    api.box.com/2.0/users/USER
    ID/memberships

    Right now we have to search for membershipId for given groupId and userId .
    Our customers have thousands of groups and users.

    Ideally we should fetch membership info like
    GET api.box.com/2.0/group_memberships?groupId=<id>&userId=<id>

    5 votes

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