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  1. Add a Webhooks v2 event trigger for restoring a file version

    If a file version is restored (via the webapp or API), there is no associated event trigger that captures this action. If an admin is monitoring a file for changes, no webhook is triggered for this action.

    6 votes
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    not planned  ·  crajan responded

    This is not currently planned. We will consider it with additional use cases and customer demand.

  2. Add Service Accounts to Managed User list in the Admin Console

    Enterprise admins can see App Users and Managed Users in the User list in the Admin Console, but not Service Accounts.

    2 votes
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  3. Enable API apps for select users

    Right now, we can disable published APIs for all users, or enable them - we'd like the ability to restrictively enable.

    3 votes
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  4. Added an event trigger for FILE.RENAME and FOLDER.RENAME for V2 webhooks

    This events would trigger v2 webhooks when an item is renamed.

    5 votes
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  5. Adapt Annotations to achieve Accessibility guidelines

    Box View does not conformance with W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, version 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) at conformance levels A and AA - specifically, annotations can only be viewed around mouseover. This is a blocker for us as we work with public universities who have to meet those guidelines.

    1 vote
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    This is not planned.

    We don’t see enough customer demand for this yet, and supporting every additional content type takes a significant amount of engineering time and effort.

  7. Bulk assign metadata attributes to multiple folders/files at one time

    We were a previous heavy user of tags and our users enjoyed the ability to assign tags to multiple files at once in the old UI.

    Because they have tens of thousands of users deployed, they often have the same attribute needed to be assigned to many files.

    2 votes
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    We are evaluatig options to assign metadata values to multiple files and/or folders in a user friendly manner. We currently offer the ability to define a Metadata Cascade Policy on a folder, which will assign a metadata template and, optionally, default metadata field values to all files within that folder structure. More information is available https://community.box.com/t5/Organizing-and-Tracking-Content/Cascading-metadata-templates-in-folders/ta-p/67801

    If this is insufficient to satisfy your use case, leave us a comment with the problem you are trying to solve and what would help you to address it.

  8. Support image tags in Metadata preview.

    Currently images from external sites are not supported.

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  9. More efficient way to get metadata on files in search

    Search by metadata returns a list of files. That list isn't much use without knowing the metadata it matched. To use Box's metadata for anything past the initial search query that's related to display, each individual search result must be queried for its metadata.

    4 votes
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  10. Unmanageable API Key Whitelists

    Enterprises with a lot of active software development groups have unmanageable API Key whitelists. This manifests in a lot of ways.

    There is no way to limit API Keys to development (limit liability). Typical dev-qa-prod cycle requires 3 API keys. No way to associate API Keys to specific projects. There is no way to tell if old API Keys are still in use.

    12 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We have addressed whitelist management for JWT apps and OAuth app support is coming soon.

    Separately, we plan to support the dev / prod / QA process with Sandboxes in a much better way. More details soon.

  11. Ability to pull API calls report from Admin Console rather than relying on CSM to get information

    The ability to pull reports showing how many calls they are making on a certain period.

    9 votes
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  12. Periodic replication of Sandbox environment with Production settings/folder structure

    As we become more complex with usage of Box, we maintain Sandbox environments and are using it to test Governance Policies, integrations, and more.

    Other SaaS providers (e.g., Workday) will push a replication of Configuration Settings (with an option for the customer to not replicate) from the Production to Sandbox environment. This helps keep the two in sync.

    It would also be enormously beneficial if the folder structure and dummy users (not content) could be replicated into the sandbox environment for a better sense of how changes will affect Production.

    2 votes
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  13. Request to Add Overwrite/Version Functionality to File Copy Operations via API

    Currently the only way to add a version to a file is to download it and upload the new version with the If-Match header.

    We are archiving files when a new file version is uploaded to a "main" folder, and to do that we have to download the existing version to our server and then generate a separate request to upload the file.

    Ideally, we would be able to combine the requests into one - a COPY (https://box-content.readme.io/reference#copy-a-file) that can overwrite an existing file in the destination folder if the appropriate etag is supplied during the copy request.

    4 votes
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    not planned  ·  Aaron Verstraete responded

    This is not something we will build due to other roadmap commitments.

    Alternatively, you could always upload latest version to “backup folder,” delete file from “current version” folder, then copy “backup folder” version to “current version” folder.

    This will get you 100% version history in backup folder and avoid the need to download & upload the file a second time.

  14. Thumbnails should be able to be requested in a batch.

    You should be able to download all thumbnails for the items within a folder.

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  15. 401 Error Description

    Increase detail provided in 401 (token can't be generate, access expired) response when working with SDK.

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    0 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We have made several updates to our SDKs since this was filed. If there is a specific API / SDK that’s still not returning the appropriate error message, please leave a comment to let us know.

  16. Difficult Managing App Users in Admin Console

    We've already purchased EKM and would like these app users to be managed within their main enterprise account so that they can own the encryption keys.

    If Box were to create the App users under their main enterprise account, this would adversely affect the ongoing administration of the core Box experience.

    For example, app users would appear in the same tab as managed users. The admin event feed would also be capturing all the interactions of the 10,000 additional app users.

    We have strong concerns that the addition of the 10,000 app users will make it difficult for us to…

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    1 comment  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    App users and managed users are now separated in the Admin Console. App users are hidden by default but may be viewed by switching filters within the Admin Console. See this post for more details: https://community.box.com/t5/Box-Product-Updates/App-Users-Filter-in-Users-amp-Groups-Tab/idi-p/67874

    The separate request to provide a filter in the Admin event stream has been logged as a separate idea here: https://pulse.box.com/forums/909778/suggestions/37027681

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    not planned  ·  kyagen responded

    We don’t offer an API endpoint for these types of queries today, so it’s not possible to add.

    When you create a user that already exists, you get a 409 error code returned – user already exists. Is this sufficient?

  18. Add ability to make generic API requests to the .NET SDK

    Currently, the Node and Python SDKs allow devs to make their own API calls with a generic "request" method. This is useful when a dev wants to use an endpoint that has not yet been added to the SDKs:

    https://github.com/box/box-node-sdk/#helpers
    https://github.com/box/box-python-sdk#other-requests

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  19. File ID for older file version

    To enable the ability to preview older file versions without promoting them to current.

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  20. GET invite rejection event

    There is collaboration invite event (COLLABORATION_ACCEPT), but we want to GET rejection invite event as well.

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