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  1. 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.

    2 votes

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  2. 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.

    11 votes

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  3. 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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  4. 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/

    12 votes

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  5. 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

    1 vote

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Request for resolving the problem of retrieving group memberships

    I wish the following problem will be fixed :
    We are able to see the issue when retrieving group membership datas if the group have multiple users having the same name and get membership with multiple offset.
    For example, there are two users having the same name and both of users is a member of the group. If we request all of membership for the group with multiple offset, the endpoint of group may only include one of both, not include another user in the response.

    I have submitted this incident to Box support ticket(#2387523), and received an answer that…

    12 votes

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  16. Alternative Endpoints for API calls

    In some regions, using the default endpoint box.com doesn't work or works really slowly. Therefore, box offers different endpoints for different regions. For China, this is (Box Alternate Domains redacted for privacy)
    That's great!

    However, those endpoints can only be used within the box web app.
    The only available box API to download a file is https://api.box.com/2.0/files/:file_id/content/ respectively https://api.box.com/2.0/zip_downloads/ to download multiple files as a zip, which generates a download URL starting with dl.boxcloud.com.
    As a result, the generated download URL delivers very slow downloads or does not work at all in some regions of the world.

    Therefore, I request…

    3 votes

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  17. Ability to hide collaborator through Create Collaboration API call or within the Folder Creation API call

    Ability to hide collaborators and their activity from non-owners within the Create Collaboration API call or within the Folder Creation API call, or both.

    1 vote

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  18. Ability to retrieve the number of files for each folder through API

    The Box API allows users to get a list of the files contained in a folder, but it does not provide a direct way to get the number of files per folder, so we would like to provide a way to get the number of files.

    1 vote

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  19. Request refresh token update again

    OAuth2 refresh token update can be performed only once.
    * Because the previous refresh token becomes invalid immediately.
    However, there are unfortunate cases where a network disconnection occurs and the client is unable to obtain the refresh token.
    Therefore, we would like to change the behavior so that the refresh token update can be requested again only for a short time.
    Also, please publish the ping endpoint to a third-party that can check the communication with the Box server. (Box Drive is already using)

    2 votes

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  20. Better support for developer API

    Insufficient support available for developer tools. Posted to forums yielded zero responses, how would you like to engage your platform?

    all API calls yield useless error with no documentation:

    error:0909006C:PEM routines:get_name:no start line

    https://support.box.com/hc/en-us/community/posts/4409827797011-Box-CLI-error-0909006C-PEM-routines-get-name-no-start-line

    3 votes

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