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  1. My Collection and Favorite to be independent on the Web

    Hi Team,

    The client requested that My Collection and Favorite to be independent from each other on the Web so that it is easier to see each folder inside.

    The client has an image something similar to what is now on the mobile app.

    Thank you in advance for your consideration!

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Collections  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Reconcile behavior between Edit and Drive after a conflict

    There is different behavior between Box Drive and Box Edit when uploading after conflicted happened. We would like to change behavior as same as Box Edit. This difference might lead to be confusion for the customer.

    Actual Behavior at this moment:

    Box Drive
    1. User A opens and edits file X without lock via Box Drive.
    2. User B opens and edits file X without lock via Box Drive.
    3. User B saves the file X via Box Drive. Upload the changes as version 2 to file X
    4. User A saves the file X via Box Drive. Conflict happened.…

    4 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Customize Collaborator Permission Levels

    Any chance that we can have some flexibility in the "Collaborator Permission Levels." Can we develop a tool to edit these levels, like check which function the user can have. Having set levels with no flexibility is difficult because every user needs different access.

    91 votes
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    not planned  ·  11 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. 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.

    4 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Workflow  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. File Request Link from Box Drive

    Be able to use file request link straight from box drive - even if it opens up the web app to create the form template etc.

    5 votes
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  6. Pre-defined reporting

    Request for Box to create pre-defined reports. Currently, we have to input criteria everytime, reallocate the parameters and reset it up again. Goal is to have admin be able to pre-populate a report thats saved and say run it every Sunday night. Any thought to utilizing Relay to run Manual Start, predefined reports?

    5 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Ability to see (and if permitted, restore) deleted files

    Box currently does not have the ability to show deleted files in a particular folder. Only the owner and the user who deleted files will see them in Trash but not by folder. With large numbers of files in multiple folders, this becomes quite unmanageable quickly and relying on the folder owner to restore files is unnecessarily restrictive.

    Folders should have an option to see deleted files and if permitted (editor or higher, or a separate permission) allow users other than the owner and the user who deleted files to restore them.

    5 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Core & Technical Infrastructure  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Default Expiration setting for File request link via admin console

    I would like to be able to set the default expiration date as an administrator.

    4 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Inherit classifications when copying file from one folder to another

    In Box Shield Smart Access, if moved from Folder A, which is assigned the [In-House] classification, to Folder B, which is assigned the [Public] classification, Folder A's classification will be inherited.

    However, the classification of [In-house] in folder A is not inherited when the copy operation is performed, the [Public] classification assigned to folder B is assigned.
    Since the classification is not inherited by the copy operation, this function can be useful to prevent information leakage by implementing this function.

    3 votes
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    existing feature  ·  1 comment  ·  Shield  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. relay folder event in several folders

    When You create a Relay automation You only have the possibility to manager an event folder in one folder. If You need the same scenario in other folders, You have to duplicate the stream as many times You have needed folders.
    The best way is to get the possibility to choose all folders You need the same event with the same scenario in one shot and not be polluted with x time the same one only because the event has to be trapped in another folder.

    44 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Workflow  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback! This is on our roadmap for Q3. The feature will enable you to cascade a workflow to subfolders, starting with workflows built with the Manual Start trigger. Please feel free to post additional requirements or use cases in this Pulse suggestion for us to consider. Thank you!

  11. It would be great to have the ability to "brand" the splash page that is presented to users when they click on a "File Request" link

    It would be great to have the ability to customize the splash page that is presented to users when they click on a "File Request" link

    3 votes
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  12. Remove folder from desktop

    I would like to be able to not have the Box folder sitting on my desktop and only sit in the Finder's sidebar, along with GSuite, or Creative Cloud for example.

    The reason for this is: 1 it adds clutter to the desktop. 2 on Macs, having folders and files, especially big files there, actually will slow down the performance of the computer. Not many people realize this. The items on the desktop are constantly being pinged by the computer using resources.

    2 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. "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 →
  14. Content manager and folder picker for user activity report

    Ability for group admin/Business admin to use Contents Manager (and folder picker for user activity report).
    Currently, the group admin or admin of Business license cannot choose folder from picker on user activity report because they don't have the permission to view users' contents (or Contents Manager).

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Users and Groups  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Full text folder paths for new shared links report

    Under the new shared links report, the spelled out folder "Path" column is no longer available. Please add this back to make it easier for admins to find content.

    4 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Collaborator Clean Up

    Collaborator Clean Up - In Account Settings / Collaborators, we want to add the ability to click on any collaborator and see what files and folders they have access to. When looking at the list, have a button available to remove them from specific folders as needed. This will be especially helpful when performing a CBN, Audit or Digital Clean up.

    3 votes
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  17. Open file from UI Elements without approval

    Ability to open a file from UI Elements Open With with Box Edit without being prompted to Approve/Deny to proceed.

    Currently, every time a file is opened from UI Elements, Box Edit displays the prompt and asks the user to Approve/Deny before the user can start locally opening and editing the file. This adds friction to user experience, and we want the option to not display this prompt and auto-approve the file open from UI Elements

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Optional features detail visibility to end user

    Please add new feature that enables user to check details of enabled optional features in the admin console.

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Make admin console reports (Folders & Files, Collaborations, Shared Links) run at scale

    I saw on the Community site that there is a 10 million item limit, but my company has way more items than that. It is important for us to have these reports for security audits.

    347 votes
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    on roadmap  ·  14 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Only allow users to set shared link expiration up to the Enterprise setting limit

    When setting up a shared link in Box, we want the user to be able to set the expiration up to the Enterprise setting, but not beyond the Enterprise setting.

    A shared link with a shorter expiration time is more secure but less convenient. The security level varies depending on the content, so it would be desirable for users to be able to set an expiration date below the Enterprise setting.

    Managed users set expiration dates beyond their Enterprise settings, allowing content to be accessed for unintended periods of time.

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Web App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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