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  1. COPY / MOVE API events to include origin file's ID, name and location

    Currently there is no way to know which file was copied/moved in Box Events API. It is only possible to see the destination file name and location, and only if the file was copied/moved within one Box instance. This presents a major challenge for customers who want to build custom programs that monitor copy/move activity both inside and outside their Box instances.

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  2. Request for resolving the problem of retrieving group memberships

    I wish the following problem will be fixed :
    We are able to see the issue when retrieving group membership datas if the group have multiple users having the same name and get membership with multiple offset.
    For example, there are two users having the same name and both of users is a member of the group. If we request all of membership for the group with multiple offset, the endpoint of group may only include one of both, not include another user in the response.

    I have submitted this incident to Box support ticket(#2387523), and received an answer that…

    11 votes

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  3. Ability to get list of annotations through an API

    I would like to use API to get a list of annotations for a file.

    I can use the API to get comments on a file, but not the annotations.

    Could you please implement such an API?

    For example, something like this.

    (e.g.) [GET] https://api.box.com/2.0/files/:file_id/annotations/

    1 vote

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  4. Available get to 'My Collections' other than favorites via API

    In 3rd-party app, My Collection is a very good idea as a way to provide quick access to users.
    But, it can only take favorites.
    Please let me get 'My Collections' other than favorites.

    https://developer.box.com/reference/get-collections/
    Currently, only the favorites collection is supported.

    3 votes

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  5. 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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  6. Allow the "User Activity" report to be run for a folder and all sub-folders & content within that folder

    Today, the admin may select to run the "User Activity" report for a particular folder. When run for a particular folder, the report will only filter on the contents of the selected folder, and not the contents of subfolders within. Request that the report includes the folder and all sub-folders & contents within that folder, removing the need to run the report at the enterprise level and filtering to a particular folder path from there.

    107 votes

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  7. 【can_view_path】How the path looks when an item is moved to the trash

    When using canviewpath, the collaborator sees a folder on the screen with no contents that should have been moved to the trash.
    This has to do with the collaboration ID.

    This is because even if you delete an item, the collaboration ID remains and is needed to restore the item.

    Although the actual contents cannot be accessed, the fact that the folder can be accessed and the folder name can be confirmed is considered a serious incident by companies with strict security requirements, and an early response is required.
    Is it possible to change the functionality on a…

    2 votes

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Adding Annotation events to Enterprise Event Queue API

    Add the annotation events to the Enterprise Event Queue API.

    1 vote

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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.

    4 votes

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  18. 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

    1 vote

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  19. 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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  20. 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

    1 vote

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