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  1. Increase maximum file size beyond 32GB

    Requests to extend maximum single file upload size beyond 32GB. Please comment with use cases and file size limit of request.

    284 votes
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    40 comments  ·  Core & Technical Infrastructure  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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  2. 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.

    66 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Create a Task to provide a notification

    Create a Task to provide a notification to a user. For example if a document has been moved, this Task would create a notification to Bob that the file has been moved. He shouldn't have to do anything with this or approve or complete it, just be notified.

    22 votes
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    researching  ·  0 comments  ·  Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Metadata table(row: files, column: metadata keys)

    We are looking for a table type of view of files(row) and metadata keys(column), that allows us to be able to configure their own views of data in Box.

    It allows us to...
    - configure the view with applying metadata templates(can select the keys to show)
    - filter and sort the view
    - update metadata directly from this view
    - export the view of data to a csv file

    This sort of solution helps users to reduce the time spent for searching the content and updating the metadata values(and it would be competitive with SharePoint library view).

    42 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Metadata  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your suggestion! Our Product Team will review your use case and comments and reply back within 1-2 months. Continue to share your comments on this suggestion.

  5. Locked Files

    It would be REALLY great if there were a way in Box to pull up all of the files you have locked. My team shares tons of excel files all day long. If I forget to unlock a file, no one else knows if they can get in. Half the time I'm not in it but forgot to unlock it. If there were a way to pull up all files at any given time in one place that I've locked where I could unlock them from that screen if I'm no longer in them, it would save us a lot…

    28 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Box Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. "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.

    3 votes
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    researching  ·  0 comments  ·  Shield  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 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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  8. Folder path under Trash

    Under Trash, please add "folder path". If there was a bulk delete of many files in a folder, we want to confirm the file belongs in the folder path, before we restore the files.

    25 votes
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  9. Allow the use of Linux devices as approved devices.

    We had Linux based user using Box web console and as of the July update, they are no longer able to access Box. I would like to see Linx OS be added to the approved Operating Systems list in the Admin Console for enterprise settings.

    36 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. "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.

    27 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your suggestion! Our Product Team will review your use case and comments and reply back within 1-2 months. Continue to share your comments on this suggestion.

  11. Increase the 10,000 Limit for Groups

    Currently if you create more than 10,000 groups, the groups at the bottom of the list alphabetically cannot be searched for when creating a collaboration.

    25 votes
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  12. Save the actual name of past collaborators on box rather than have them named prior collaborator

    Would like to have the ability to keep the name of a past collaborator on a Box file instead of it being named past collaborator

    55 votes
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    researching  ·  7 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. folder report

    Allow Box Folder owners to run a file/folder report

    30 votes
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    Thank you for your suggestion! Our Product Team will review your use case and comments and reply back within 1-2 months. Continue to share your comments on this suggestion.

  14. remove the character limit on invite messages. the message portion is vital my account and sending specific instructions on folder use

    remove the character limit on invite messages. the message portion is vital my account and we need to sending specific instructions on folder use and access. this is best when included with the link to the folder as sent by box. ALSO there is nowhere on the site or in the share section that even states there is now a character limit, instead it's just kicking back the invite and preventing it from being sent.

    19 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. File Type request: .log files (text)

    A lot of applications output their logs with the extension .log. These are just text files (.txt) with a .log extension. Unfortunately, files with .log extensions can't load in preview. Please allow .log files to load in preview (for desktop and mobile interfaces).

    20 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Allow users to click through hyperlinks in preview rather than having user download content

    This applies to...
    — PDFs
    — PowerPoints
    And other similar file types

    35 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Preview  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. More specific error messages when uploads fail

    When manually uploading a new version of a file, I received a "Some Uploads Fail" message. Only later did I see it was because there was another file of the same name in the folder. The error message should be more specific to this problem.

    7 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Web App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Metadata Versioning History

    As we need to meet specific regulatory or compliance requirements, it's helpful to have a history of the metadata attributes that are applied to a folder or file.

    It would be ideal if this was versioned on files/folders in the UI or reportable via user reports.

    8 votes
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  19. 3 votes
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  20. Group-Level Sharing Controls: Control sharing permissions at the Group level

    This request is specific to controlling external sharing permissions and defaults by Group. For example, an admin should be able to permit whether a Group can generate Open Shared Links, invite external collaborators, and the default shared link permission that is generated, even if users in that Group are within a folder that has external sharing enabled.

    14 votes
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