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  1. Java SDK Readtimeout setting

    Right now in order to not have issues with client applications, we are setting the ConnectionTimeout=60 seconds, and ReadTimeout = 60 seconds.

    In our applications we are uploading/downloading files, and doing Searches. So we need the higher readtimeout for those operations as it will take some time for the API's to respond, especially in the afternoons EST.

    We would like to be able to set the readtimeouts depending on the exact API being called.

    ie BoxFile.getInfo() should have a much lower readtimeout than BoxFile.download()

    1 vote

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  2. file preview, upload and download api

    Right now we are missing information about the number of times a file has been downloaded or previewed using the API endpoint 'get file information' https://developer.box.com/reference/get-files-id/
    We can only access this info through the admin console reports. It would be useful to access this info directly using the API

    1 vote

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  3. Addition an event trigger for TASK.CREATE, COMPLETE, ACCEPT and REJECT for V2 webhooks

    V2 Webhook does not have a Webhook for Task operations.
    This makes it difficult to notify the next application of the completion of a task.

    Please add webhooks for Task created, completed, accepted, and rejected.

    3 votes

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  4. Add tasks to main API

    I am trying to use the tasks feature as a method of notifying our automation software that it has work to do via your API. However, I can find no method for a user to list all their tasks. Your web app has an undefined endpoint:xxxxxx.app.box.com/app-api/tasks/inbox?limit=10&taskcollaboratorrole=ASSIGNEE&taskstatus=INPROGRESS,NOT_STARTED

    Can this be added to the main API?

    1 vote

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  5. Adding Annotation events to Enterprise Event Queue API

    Add the annotation events to the Enterprise Event Queue API.

    1 vote

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  6. display request for Try this API

    In the API reference Try this API displays Response Headers and Response Body. It would be nice if it also displayed the request URL and maybe request headers and body depending on HTTP type.

    Cheers...

    1 vote

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  7. Unable to see external items via API

    Currently the API works differently than the UI. in the UI a user can see files/folders that were shared with them from an external (to the org) account, however, when trying to query for the visible items via the API these do not show.
    In addition - if you try to get the details of specific items shared by an external user you get an error when using the API, which is unfortunate since this causes 2 classes of behavior that are inconsistent between the UI and the API.

    1 vote

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  8. Would like the ability to set the Data Residency Zone via REST API and SDK

    It would be very beneficial for my organization if we could get a handle to the Data Residency Zone via REST API and Java SDK. We are currently incorporating all the "Freemium" accounts that were created before we set the domains that weren't allowed to create as a free user. It would be nice to be able to set their data zone programmatically based on information we gather from our Active Directory as we incorporate them.

    1 vote

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  9. Provide an Endpoint to Manage Public/Private Key Pair

    To retire and generate a new JWT application's public/private key pair, manual intervention is needed by both the Developer Application owner and the Box Admin. It is very common to require periodic rotation of RSA keys and is often required by internal security standards.

    2 votes

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  10. Avatar API Driven Capability

    Avatar —

    Customer would love to have the API Driven Capability to Upload to the user’s Avatar, and might require additional API parameters like “center point” to ensure a portrait is centered.

    Customer stores Avatar/Portraits of their people in centralized personnel databases, which is the key store for that data. Their users engage with it there for uniformity. Also API Driven would allow them to build Avatar Processes into their Native Mobile Apps that also impact their Box Experience in a positive manner.

    They already have several workflows that output Avatar to outside systems upon change internally.

    6 votes

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  11. Sort by Date Deleted

    I would love to be able to sort by date deleted instead of just by name and updated.

    1 vote

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  12. File Request ID List by API

    Request to add the ability to obtain all file request ID's currently active as a list via API.

    5 votes

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  13. Box Content Explorer: Resize Column Widths

    Box Content Explorer currently supports dynamically sized columns with the browser window width, but user-resizable columns are needed to accommodate large items' names.

    9 votes

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  14. Retain modified_by field on GET calls on content for deleted users

    Right now, when using the API to make GET calls on content, the 'modifiedby' field will be NULL if the user that made the modification is deleted. For reporting purposes, it would be ideal if this information is retained. The 'createdby' field is retained, so it seems strange that modified_by results in a NULL result

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  15. I want to use the box API to add and delete tags

    I want to use the box API to add and delete tags,but the[https://developer.box.com/reference/put-files-id/#param-tags]
    tags body parameter:
    To add or remove a tag, retrieve the item's current tags, modify them, and then update this field.
    In this way, current tags will be covered. If I want to add or delete tag I have to know the current tags . I want to know if there are other endpoints that can add tags directly without knowing the current tags.

    1 vote

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  16. Boxnotes changes are not reported in calls to list user and enterprise events

    When calls are made to https://developer.box.com/reference/get-events?stream_type=changes, we expect changes made to Box Notes to be reported. Currently, they're not being reported.

    3 votes

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  17. Documents within Folders

    It would be helpful to have the ability to highlight all documents in a folder (the file names) and paste into Excel to evaluate. If this is already possible please send me instructions jill.hall@lennar.com

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  18. Box UI Element Open With - Not Supported

    Issue:
    Box UI Element Open With Capability is not supported

    Customer Story:
    As a customer, I'd like my application users to be able to launch and edit with O365 online directly online.

    Summary:
    Currently many customers would like to allow application users to edit MSFT and Google documents within their custom application.

    14 votes

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  19. Ability for admins to see tenant wide API call trend insight dashboard in Admin or Dev Console

    Platform Activity report could be used to find out daily API calls for each and every single registered apps. But it requires Excel to summarize to grasp overall tenant-wide API call trends.

    Since this is hard for the admins to track if API calls exceed allowed number of calls or not, it would be ideal for admins to see tenant-wide API call trend insight dashboard from Admin or Dev Console.

    2 votes

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  20. Tag files from iOS devices

    Be able to tag files from iOS devices within the Box app. This will be helpful for people on the go who want to be able to do tasks from their iPhone or iPad.

    3 votes

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