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  1. Remove 100 "to_user_ids" limit of WebhookV1.

    With webhook V1, we have the upper bound of 100 users in "touserids" field for each notification, so when a webhook has too many recipients (that is, more than 100 users are to be set in "touserids" field), we send multiple webhook notification for a single event so "touserids" is kept within 100 users for each notification.

    For e.g. if an upload event was to trigger notification to 1000 recipients, we send 10 webhook notifications to the notification url with 100 users embedded in "touserids" field of each notification.

    This causes duplicate…

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  2. Provide overwrite switch in CLI to account for existing folder in download location

    Currently BOX CLI download doesn't have overwrite action. If a folder already exists in the location where the new folder is being downloaded, the CLI errors out.

    There should be a over-write switch to the box CLI folder download. It should be something like:

    box folders:download Folder_ID --destination=<location> --over-write=Yes

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  3. Provide read-only scope for user information

    I'd like to provide our central identity management team a way to tell whether or not a given Box user has a > 0 byte usage before they delete the user's account (for example, as someone leaves our organization). I'd like to give them read-only API access to https://api.box.com/2.0/users, without giving them any additional access. Support tells me that this isn't currently possible. It'd be nice if it was--this could be useful for a number of other uses, too, such as reporting.

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  4. Add Support for Reading Tags on Weblinks

    You can currently add tags for weblinks via the API, but can't read them. This is a huge oversight, which makes it nearly impossible to add any sort of dynamic filtering capabilities. That is, there's no way to return (or parse) out a list of available tags -- since you can't read any of them.

    To accomplish any sort of dynamic filtering, you have to bypass the tags altogether and add them to a field you can read. For example, after a colon in the title field. However, that's a temporary stop-gate solution with issues of its own.

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  5. Allow non-admin users to call 'Get Enterprise Users API'.

    I want to develop a program that provides an auto-completion feature that displays the names of enterprise users.

    However, the current "Get Enterprise Users API" could only be called by co-admins.
    I also want to be able to call from other than co-admin.

    By the way, "Get Groups API" could be called from other than co-admins by providing the filter.
    I think there is a contradiction in this specification.

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  6. Asynchronous API calls that return a JOB_ID rather than having the session cancelled after 60 seconds

    Currently API calls like the "Move Owned Items" almost always run longer than 60 seconds. As a result the session is killed by the Box infrastructure. The "Move Owned Items" task continues to run in basically an asynchronous background mode. But once this happens, the automation process has no way to check the status of the "Move Owned Items" task.

    A graceful way to handle this would be to return control back to the caller normally with a JOB_ID that can be used to call back to the "Move Owned Items" API call to check the status of the "background"…

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  7. 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.

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  8. "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.

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  9. 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.

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  10. 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.

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  11. Add Custom URL for shared link via API

    Please add support to set custom url when setting up a shared link via API.

    We would like to have this feature to automate our operation when new contents have been added to Box.

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  12. Add field to see how a collaborator was added to a folder

    Currently the has_collaborations field with the API will show if a user was added as a result of inheritance (waterfall permissions) or if they were added directly to the specific folder, but there is no way to distinguish between those. For performance reasons and limit the amount of calls, it would be helpful if there was a filed that could be added to distinguish how a collab to a folder occurred

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  13. Update Classifications via Box's CLI

    Update existing Classifications on files via Box's CLI

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  14. Make source.parent.name to include all of path

    source.parent.name show just folder name.

    For example, if the collaborator folder is A and it lcates “All files/A”. the customer get api.box.com/2.0/events?streamtype=adminlo..,

    source/parent/name just show A. This behavior make the user not to find the folder easily.
    It should be shown “All files/A”

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  15. Support for Collections in Content Explorer & Content Picker

    Some of our use cases revolve around searching for specific metadata field or date range.

    If UI Elements were able to be initialized with a collection, this would allow us to pass in a specific collection of files and display them easily even though those files may live in disparate folders.

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  16. Pull list of all collaborators with a certain user_type at a folder level

    Currently, you can only search by user_type at the enterprise level as documented here: https://developer.box.com/v2.0/reference#get-all-users-in-an-enterprise

    It would be helpful to be able to do this at a folder level as well.

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  17. Surface either EID or user_type when requesting collaboration object

    Currently, requesting a collaborationobject does not surface either EID or usertype. (as seen in https://developer.box.com/v2.0/reference#get-collabs)

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    This request is not currently on our roadmap but we’ll update this request if that changes. In the mean time, you can use a subsequent request to get the user information and specify the enterprise in the `fields` query string parameter.

  18. Multiple-Use Refresh Token

    The single-use refresh token for authentication has made integrating our web app with Box far more complicated than for other file-sharing platforms. A way for approved developers to obtain a multiple-use refresh token would be of great value.

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  19. Improve the use of Variable Strings in the JAVA SDK

    For customers who are leveraging an API gateway using Java SDK version 3.2.1 some URL prefix text strings are not dynamically adjusted.

    For example, when customers are downloading the file representation in it tries to call directly the box API URL like the following URL:

    https://api.box.com/2.0/internal_files/123/versions/345/representations/

    Some customers may be leveraging a customer specific gateway, so they need to be able to dynamically change the URL where https://api.box.com/ is replaced with the gateway prefix like all the other calls:

    {{CUSTOMERGATEWAY}} /internalfiles/123/versions/345/representations/jpgthumb32x32

    There are a number of places where the prefix was not dynamic.

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  20. Provide ability to deploy custom code

    Provide the ability to deploy Box-related backend and front-end code using tier-1 Box SDKs and Box UI Elements respectively. This would allow customer-specific business logic to be created and to expose those capabilities as a custom endpoint without needed to deploy the cost to 3rd-party platform such as Heroku, AWS, Azure, or GCP. This would also allow external applications to invoke the use case-specific endpoints to tie into external business processes.

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