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  1. advance generation of 2nd factor authentication codes

    provide an option to generate a one time code for 2 factor authentication in advance.

    We have a use case where an external organisation has provided a PC in their site where our users can log in to box, however our users are not allowed to bring their own devices (phones or laptops) onto the site.

    To continue using 2FA it would be useful if a user could generate a one time code in advance print it then use it as the 2nd factor when logging in to the machine proved by the external organisation.
    (similar to google authenticator backup…

    1 vote

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  2. Whitelisting Access Using Managed User Groups

    Companies frequently hire contractors and provide them with company email addresses to access internal networks and applications. This creates an issue with contractors having visibility into an entire folders and not just the projects/folders that apply to them. Shield's whitelisting capabilities allow us to limit external email domains, but because contractors are given a company email domain the whitelisting capabilities do not apply.

    We would like to be able to create a "Consultants" Managed User Group and whitelist access to break waterfall permission for internal Managed User Groups.

    6 votes

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  3. filter the activity report with specific classification

    We want to get the activity reports for specific classification(just like specifying the folder).

    We need to audit user activities for confidential files every quarter. Current activity reports can only specify the user, date, folder and action, not classification.

    36 votes

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  4. We are unable to respond when Geodetection alerts are triggered. Would greatly appreciate ability to prevent access.

    We have had a # of Geodetection alerts from users with unexpected IP addresses accessing shared links. Currently, we are unable to block these users, so we can only remove files after the fact. Our security team is requesting an ability to prevent this access (potentially with an ability for admins to override and allow the access).

    3 votes

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  5. Box Drive: Support ARM processors

    The new Microsoft Surface Pro X uses an ARM based processor and Box Drive doesn't support ARM processors. I'm sure use of the ARM processors will increase rapidly since it allows for much longer battery life and support cellular data connections.

    81 votes

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    While the original post was about the Microsoft Surface Pro X support for ARM and when Box Drive will support that, many of the recent comments have been about Box Drive M1 support on Mac. We do not have plans for Windows ARM support at this time, but we are far along on our plans for M1 support on Mac. We’re targeting a release for Box Drive built using file provider extensions, which will provide seamless access of Drive on M1 devices. This will be GA soon.

  6. Remove Collaborator Access Policy Security Control in Shield

    When creating an access policy in Shield, there needs to be a security control that removes a collaborator after a specific period of time or on a specific date. It would work very similar to the "Invited Collaborators Expiration Settings" option that is available in the Admin Console under the Content and Sharing tab, but would be tied to a classification setting.

    3 votes

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  7. Add classification columns to Collaboration and Shared Link Reports

    Add columns to the Collaboration and Shared Link reports to display file/folder classification

    5 votes

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  8. Allow default to full screen view on iPad horizontal view (like portrait view)

    I like to view box in full screen and because I use landscape view often, I have to hit the double arrow every time I go to a page. In portrait view it automatically goes to full screen view. I'd like an option to automatically go to full screen in landscape.

    2 votes

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  9. When we open a PDF with the Box app (Box for EMM) on iPad, the Activity column appears on the right side of the screen.

    When we open a PDF with the Box app (Box for EMM) on iPad, the Activity column appears on the right side of the screen.
    It takes a lot of work to maximize this PDF, as you have to make one click each time.
    We would like to prevent Activity from being displayed by default when previewing a PDF.

    If we use our iPad vertically, Activity will not be displayed, but it is assumed that we will use it horizontally.

    6 votes

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  10. Box for iOS shows activity bar as default onscreen

    When using box, the activity and comment tab is always showing onscreen. I must hit the full screen tab each time I open a new document. This should be defaulted to full screen, and a selectable feature to show comments, not the other way around imo.

    1 vote

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  11. "Smart Access: Download restriction" for G-Suite

    We want "Smart Access: Download restriction" to control the download/printing capability of G-Suite apps. We want the integration just like office online which restrict download/print on office online apps.

    For security perspective, we want to minimize the risk of data breach, so we are planning to store the confidential files on box and restrict the content to be downloaded to the devices. However currently if user opened the files on G-Suite, the files can be downloaded or printed.

    6 votes

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  12. Tables - need change the background color

    I think the table need to be change background color. Background color can use to make table header or important table cell.

    13 votes

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  13. Allow configuration of permissions to apply and change each classification created

    To apply or change a classification, select "Owners/co-owners and editors" in the classification settings, and then click Users with editorial privileges or higher can apply and change the classifications.
    However, by implementing a feature that allows configuration of permissions to apply and change each classification created, the Security can be enhanced.

    4 votes

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  14. Display Shield classification labels by default beside the name of each item in a folder

    When viewing the contents of a folder, it would be beneficial to the user experience to see which items are classified and how without needing to select the item or attempt to preview it.

    12 votes

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  15. Box Relay variable support

    Could we have a variable for approvers Instead of harcoding them to a relay?

    For example, if a document contained a metadata field for approver and it was populated with a user, could we use that metadata as a variable for the approval step of the relay workflow?

    39 votes

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  16. Edit Box files directly in Teams

    When files are stored directly inside of Teams, you can click on these files and “Edit in Teams” directly. If you click on files sourced from Box, however, you get an ugly preview of the file and have to navigate to Box in order to make edits, which is a clunky experience.

    Doing this will require Box to inherit sharing rules as defined in Teams. In other words, I should be allowed to at least view if not edit files shared with me in Teams, even if I don't have access to the underlying folder in Box. Perhaps it could…

    49 votes

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  17. Device Trust Whitelisting

    Provide ability to whitelist devices while Device Trust is enabled. We would like to enable Device Trust requiring both Domain and Certificate. But we also have lab hosts that are not domain members or have issued certificates. We would like to be able to allow hosts not meeting the Device Trust settings to login.

    1 vote

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  18. Drive: Notifications when there is simultaneous editing happening

    When multiple people are simultaneously editing in Drive multiple versions save as different copies. There should be notifications so people don't have to lock files to let others know they are editing a document.

    262 votes

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  19. When I click on a photo in Browse mode to bring it full frame, by default a side panel comes up labeled "Activity." i

    I am running v.5.1.4 IOS for ipad. When I click on a photo in Browse mode to bring it full frame, by default a side panel comes up labeled "Activity." This is very annoying, as I constantly have to click on the photo to make it full frame and eliminate the side panel. My suggestion: this should be a user option, rather than a default that cannot be changed. Most users do not use this Activity feature; why is it the default setting? This is a change on this new version 5.1.4. Please fix this on the next version.

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  20. External 2FA - use email instead of SMS

    2FA for external users - have the option to have the second factor email instead of text. Or give the option for either text or email.

    44 votes

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