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  1. Asynchronous API calls that return a JOB_ID rather than having the session cancelled after 60 seconds

    Currently API calls like the "Move Owned Items" almost always run longer than 60 seconds. As a result the session is killed by the Box infrastructure. The "Move Owned Items" task continues to run in basically an asynchronous background mode. But once this happens, the automation process has no way to check the status of the "Move Owned Items" task.

    A graceful way to handle this would be to return control back to the caller normally with a JOB_ID that can be used to call back to the "Move Owned Items" API call to check the status of the "background"…

    2 votes

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  2. Enhance deprovisioning via API

    We want to use the API to see who’s collaborating with someone who’s been rolled out of the university, as part of deproviosing script. Then we want to look up collaborations of user being deprovisioned and break all collaborations when a user is rolled out

    5 votes

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  3. Expand maximum number of collaborators

    We wants the max number of collaborators to spand past the 15k limit documented in the Scale and API boundaries.

    3 votes

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  4. UX dead end

    Can’t scroll these pages on mobile

    1 vote

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  5. Transfer Ownership Enterprise Event

    Currently, when you delete a user the only way to show that the content from one user to another user in the enterprise events are track two separate events:
    - UPLOAD (Creation of the new folder with the user's naming convention)
    - MOVE (From unknown location/user, to the new folder)

    This mean you needs to track the newly created parent.name and the move event with the item.name. I'm proposing two potential enhancements:

    1) Enhance the MOVE event to show the source user/item details AND target user/item details.
    2) Create a new TRANSFER_OWNERSHIP event so that you can distinguish between a…

    5 votes

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  6. Total space used and total space allocated at enterprise level through API

    Whenever we want to get total space used and total space allocated at enterprise level through api, we have to iterate through every user. Even then total space allocated at enterprise level would not be 100% accurate. If you guys can expose any api where we would get those information accurately.

    1 vote

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  7. Add support for bulkified retrieval of box folder ids

    toolkit.getFolderIdByRecordId needs to be bulkified. Otherwise the method is very vulnerable to Salesforce governor limits.

    3 votes

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  8. Doc feedback

    The layout and the padding feels weird. This applies to both the navbar as well as the content.

    1 vote

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  9. Format Event Stream Event Types on Box.dev

    On box.dev, please format the available event types for the event stream in a more readable format. Descriptions for the event would also be helpful.

    1 vote

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  10. Open Box Notes API for logging

    The idea here is to use a box note as a log which could be updated both by humans and an automated api.

    My use case for the api would basically be "append a line" to the box note.

    3 votes

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  11. Possible to unlock by just id of the lock object

    Locks may have been destroyed by others.
    In the current, just before releasing the lock, the owner of the lock needs to confirm that the owner is himself, so it is useless.
    If we can release this from the object returned at locked, we can write logic more smartly.

    1 vote

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  12. API technical and display name

    In metadata template designer: As in the API technical and display name are saved, at least the display name has to be changeable while the technical name has to be presented as a valuable information.

    2 votes

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  13. API to sync folders for users.

    If we could sync folders directly through our internal web app it would cut several steps out of user workflows. I would love to put a sync slider next to the job line so they could sync directly from this screen.

    Specifically, I am talking about leveraging the tools via APIs. So having an API we could leverage to sync folders down for users.

    4 votes

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    This request cannot practically be implemented as an API. A client needs to control the state of local items on an endpoint such as a user’s computer, much like the Box Drive or Box Mobile clients do today. The only planned supported means for such synchronization capabilities are the Box Drive and Mobile clients.

  14. Clearer token scope documentation

    Can you specify that the item_share scope for downscoping tokens is for shared links and not collaboration?

    1 vote

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  15. "Scopes enabled by request" in the app authorization page

    Would like the "scopes enabled by request" (https://developer.box.com/docs/scopes#section-scopes-enabled-by-request) which have been enabled on their app to be listed in the app authorization or in the configuration page for their app in the dev console.

    2 votes

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  16. Ability to Initiate Custom CLI Scripts from Admin Console

    Admin/Co-Admin Only Function.

    For co-admins -This could be added as an optional setup parameter. Scope would be user administration and custom reporting. A user defined menu to initiate "batch job " . The script selection display could include script name, description and the ability to link to a documentation folder in box.

    1 vote

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  17. New field that indicates whether that specific folder has any collaborations of its own, i.e. not inherited from a parent

    We have a big problem on our hands when it comes to obtaining all of the collaborations a user created inviting others to their content. There simply is no quick way of doing this, especially on users having massive folders. We discovered that the GET action on the /Folders endpoint has an available request field called “hascollaborations” which indicates whether the folder has any collaborations. I really hoped we could leverage this to cut down on the unnecessary calls to the /Folders/{folderId}/collaborations endpoint if the folder being iterated over had no collaborations, but unfortunately it returns “true” even if

    1 vote

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  18. iOS SDK

    'Mark for offline' capability in SDK. Either read-only or edit-sync is a critical requirement for field worker use cases.

    With current SDK developers need to build this which is expensive and risky.

    1 vote

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  19. ReadOnly Downloads

    Allow files to be downloaded via the API when the only Application scope checked is "Read all files and folders stored in Box". Preferably as well users should be able to go into the list of apps authorized to access their files and enforce readOnly access as well.

    It is a completely unnecessary liability for apps that only need to download files, and an unnecessary security risk for a User/Organization's data.

    2 votes

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  20. Add FolderID in error messaging when attempting to create a folder of the same name in the same path through API

    Receive the folderID for an already created folder when attempting to create a folder of the same name in the same path through API.

    2 votes

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