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  1. Need API to download files from Trashed folders

    As of now we can able to download files from Trash, but when we try to download files from the folder that is trashed by user under legalhold, we can't do it. This is a gap in edisocvery process. Can you please publish the API endpoint to download the files from trashed folders as well? We can't tamper the user data.

    Same kind of request available in these 2 places well.
    https://support.box.com/hc/en-us/community/posts/4406335563667-API-get-files-from-trashed-folder?input_string=Need%20API%20to%20download%20files%20from%20Trashed%20folders

    https://support.box.com/hc/en-us/community/posts/5698773522707-Download-files-in-trashed-directory-using-API?input_string=Need%20API%20to%20download%20files%20from%20Trashed%20folders

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  2. File Conflicts in Zip Download, provide our own file names to avoid conflicts

    File Conflicts in Zip Download, provide our own file names to avoid conflicts.

    For the Create Zip Download API call, there's an issue with files with name conflicts being renamed randomly. Instead, could we provide our own file name for the file name conflicts? https://developer.box.com/reference/post-zip-downloads/#request-example

    Example:

    Folder A / Tacos.jpg
    Folder B / Tacos.jpg

    Result (assuming we provide our own file names):

    1st filename = Folder A - Tacos.jpg
    2nd filename = Folder B - Tacos.jpg

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  3. Gmail integration

    Hello,
    I am hoping that the Box interface with Gmail will be improved to the level that the interface is with Microsoft Outlook. Outlook can link to multiple files simultaneously, can link to folders, and leaves off with the last searched item. Working within Gmail has slowed down our process with Box significantly. So much so that I choose not to use the interface but grab the link directly from Box. Please advise when this can be updated/improved. Thanks!

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Allow a Custom Size for Chunked Uploads

    Currently, each part should have exactly the size that was returned from post-files-upload-sessions (Link: https://developer.box.com/reference/post-files-upload-sessions/) API call in Upload session object (Link: https://developer.box.com/reference/resources/upload-session/#param-part_size)

    Depending on a user's network configuration, allowing a user to determine the specific part size for chunked uploads can allow them more control in completing these uploads quicker, and preventing failures based on network restrictions they may possibly have in place.

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  8. Custom apps with restricted folder access

    We want to create a custom app where access is restricted to certain folders only.
    Downscoping is not the best solution.
    JWT key pairs are at risk of leaking.
    The key pair itself needs to restricted access to only specific folders.

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  9. Ability to hide collaborator through Create Collaboration API call or within the Folder Creation API call

    Ability to hide collaborators and their activity from non-owners within the Create Collaboration API call or within the Folder Creation API call, or both.

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  10. Ability to retrieve the number of files for each folder through API

    The Box API allows users to get a list of the files contained in a folder, but it does not provide a direct way to get the number of files per folder, so we would like to provide a way to get the number of files.

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  11. Address book

    Request to add a Business Contacts Address Book in Box that can be shared, or is accessible, for designated Team Members.

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  12. Add the service name that locked file to the Lock property

    There is a issue that Box Drive and other third party apps can open files that are being edited in Office Online.
    When I am editing a file in Office Online, the user who is editing the file becomes me, so I can edit the file regardless of whether it is locked.
    This issue can be solved if we know the name of the service that did the locking.
    Therefore, please add the service ID/name that locked file to the Get File API response.

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  13. 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()

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  14. 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?

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  15. Adding Annotation events to Enterprise Event Queue API

    Add the annotation events to the Enterprise Event Queue API.

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  16. 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...

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  17. 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.

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  18. 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.

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  19. 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

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  20. Sort by Date Deleted

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

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