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  1. Real time progress of a file upload via box upload api

    When a direct box upload api is invoked, there is no way to know the real time progress of upload. It would be good to get real time progress from box to notify users about the same on our UI.

    2 votes

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  2. API searches for a given folder name and creates a folder if not found

    In today's world , there is an api that searches for folder and if folder not found returns 404. There is a create folder api which returns 409 error if folder name exists.
    This leads tomaking multiple calls to box first to identify or know folder existence and then another call for creating a folder if not found.

    There is a need for api which does following

    Search for a folder given the folder name(input =folder name)
    if folder exists with such a name
    return folderId
    if folder does not exists with such a folder name
    create a folder with…

    2 votes

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  3. Cancel a direct upload in progress through API

    When a direct upload begins via an API, there is no option to stop/cancel the upload while it is in progress. A file can only be deleted after a successful upload.

    Provide an option to stop/revert upload via an API. If a user realizes that he/she has uploaded the wrong file and wishes to cancel the upload while in progress is not possible.

    Canceling an upload while in progress is possible through box webpage but not through via.

    2 votes

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  4. Spell Checker and Global File and Folder renaming Tool

    Box needs file and folder name spelling checking with auto suggestion like any spell checker.
    Further the ability to find and replace incorrectly named files and folders in folders and sub folders across an entities instance of Box at admin level.

    1 vote

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  5. Need All User Events stream API like admin_logs_streaming

    Currently Box has an API for collecting individual user events, but there is no API for collecting administrative user events for an entire tenant at once.
    This makes it difficult to develop an application that collects all tenant user events in one place and then links them to other services, such as internal system notifications or Box-slack DM.

    It would be a great improvement if there was an API to collect user events equivalent to adminlogsstreaming.

    As for user notifications, it seems that email and Zapier have been used to achieve this, but each of these is becoming…

    1 vote

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  6. 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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  7. 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

    1 vote

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  8. 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!

    1 vote

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  9. Alphabetize collaborator names

    Hello, when I view collaborators to a file/folder, the "name" column cannot be alphabetized. I tried clicking on it to make this occur and it is greyed out. When comparing this to a list of names alphabetically it would be so efficiently helpful to have the Box folder listed by name and not by date. Can you please make this available?

    1 vote

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  10. Remove 10,000 Result Limit on Search API

    We currently use a custom application to pull metadata from files. Recently, Box implemented a 10k file limit on the Search API, so our application times out if our results exceed 10k files (this happens a lot). This has forced us to run small reports and piece them together, which is extremely time consuming, cumbersome, and labor intensive. This month alone, we have spent thousands dealing with workarounds for this. If Box would remove this limit, it would make our lives so much easier.

    1 vote

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  11. 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/

    10 votes

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  12. 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.

    1 vote

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  13. Box API for creating a File Request

    For customers that require several Box File Requests to be created frequently and uniquely in business workflows, there needs to be a method to create them programmatically to properly scale the solution.

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  14. API for all co-admin setting available in admin console

    Allow admins to update co-admin's settings via API for all of the accesses that are available in Admin with True/False values

    5 votes

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  15. 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.

    1 vote

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  16. Create an API endpoint to "Forget App" and "Forget All" Apps

    From within the WebApp a user can go to their Account Settings --> Security tab and require re-authentication for an application by clicking "Forget App" for a specific app login or "Forget All". We believe there is value it making this available via the API so that this could be triggered by an Enterprise Application. This comes up most frequently around compromised accounts but would also be valuable when a device with the Box Desktop apps installed goes out for repair.

    2 votes

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  17. Add ability to use the shift key for multi-selecting group of items in the UI Elements Content Picker

    Add ability to use the shift key for multi-selecting group of items in the UI Elements Content Picker

    https://github.com/box/box-ui-elements/issues/273

    4 votes

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  18. 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.

    1 vote

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  19. 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.

    1 vote

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  20. 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.

    1 vote

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