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  1. 1 vote

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    under consideration  ·  0 comments  ·  Shield  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  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.

    5 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Shield  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. box relay shared link

    Using Box Relay, create the following new outcome: Based on a metadata value when stored on on a file or folder, create and share a web link to the email address(es) in the metadata value, with specified collaboration.

    12 votes

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  4. Jump to the same path on Box Drive directly from Box Web

    Like Dropbox app, we would like a capability to move directly from Box Web to Box Drive. The usecase behind this is that we want to edit a file from Box Drive not Box Edit but want to search on Box Web.

    98 votes

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    7 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. PDF Bookmarks

    Please add back the ability to use built in PDF Bookmarks to the Box IOS App. This ability was present up until about 2 months ago now when apparently a library used to render PDF's was upgraded causing this ability to be lost.

    This has been an important feature for us as our users access large 50+ page PDF documents on a regular basis. During a meeting when directed to access a specific page within the document and bookmarks still worked, a user could simply select the bookmark which would send them to the exact page needed. Now users must…

    4 votes

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  6. cascading auto-start workflows

    cascading auto-start workflows. We have a specific use case defined that would greatly benefit from this capability - shield classification being applied automatically alerts the uploader of the file that the content needs to be moved. This would be a big win for USAA

    5 votes

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  7. Box Drive: Change cache location

    It would be really awesome to allow the box drive cache location to be placed somewhere other than C:\Users<USERNAME>\AppData\Local\Box\Box\cache, say on on a separate volume that doesn't consume space on C: (boot / application drive). Ideally I would like to place it on my second ssd D:

    240 votes

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    under consideration  ·  84 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Auto overwrite if the file is uploaded with the same name in the folder via File Request.

    In the current spec, the file with the same name in the folder is uploaded via File Request, the file name is automatically changed to containing date and time.
    I want the option to overwrite the file when it has the same name of existing files.

    6 votes

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  9. Hide folders from Box Drive

    hide a set of folders from box drive while leaving them available on Box for office and Box online

    443 votes

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    under consideration  ·  67 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. "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.

    5 votes

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  11. Color coded shared folders for Box Drive

    Need ability to determine what folders have been shared in Box Drive without having to revert back to the Web UI to verify if Blue/Yellow/Grey etc..

    246 votes

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    under consideration  ·  7 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  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.

    10 votes

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  13. File Request Email Validation

    Provide the ability to have the email address provided in a File Request form to be validated either generically to make sure the email is a real address or to require them to authenticate themselves. This is critical for organizations that have strict security and compliance requirements and can't accept the risk of someone getting a hold of the File Request link and uploading malicious content or inundate their folders with nonsense files.

    4 votes

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  14. 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.

    3 votes

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  15. Tale over the settings in shield trial mode

    Currently, the trial mode classification and settings will disappear at the end of the trial period.
    If we have a Shield contract, we would like to take over its classification and settings.

    By eliminating the need to set them up again in the production environment, we can make a smooth transition.

    4 votes

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  16. "Select All" or "Select All Folders/Subfolders" when running a report on a specific folder

    When running a report on a "Selected Folder" would be helpful to be able to "Select All" or "Select All Folders/Subfolders" versus having to select each and every file/folder.

    34 votes

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  17. Select folders to sync

    Select folders to sync with Box Drive rather than having to sync all folders.

    114 votes

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    12 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the feedback! Users already have the ability to selectively sync (mark content for offline access) today in Box Drive. What I believe you’re asking for is a curated view of content you select to show up in Box Drive. That’s something we’re considering as we think about how to solve the content sprawl issue in Box Drive.

  18. Metadata triggers without folder specification

    --I want Box Relay to be able to kick workstreams off in sub-folders that don't exist yet. We have a general "Accounts" folder, and I want my metadata tag triggers to affect sub folders in that parent folder. However, the metadata trigger requires me to specify which specific folder to trigger the Relay within. I suggest one of two things:
    1. Remove the need for folder specification. If I have a metadata trigger, do I really need to specify the folder in which the content lives? Relay should scan for that metadata tag, wherever it occurs.
    2. Allow for Relay…

    12 votes

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  19. Need Tags in Mac Finder to be Supported in Box Drive

    After installing Box Drive, you have to re-tag all of your folders in Finder. As if that is not annoying enough, the folders you tag (colored circles) don't show up when you click on the tags in the sidebar of Finder. Bottom line, Box Drive needs to support Tags in Mac OS' finder just like the Box Sync did.

    40 votes

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  20. Force Box Drive to sync status with Box every time file is touched .

    for example: User A locks a file, User B opens the file in drive (the lock status still hasn’t sync’d down user’s machine yet)
    User B edits the file and tries to save but Drive will show that it wasn’t able to save back the change to box and creates a problematic file.
    User B closes the file, and then reopens the file. The change User B made still shows up.
    Onedrive checks for the latest status every time it opens a file or when you try to save a file it will sync status with what is in the…

    64 votes

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