UW-Madison Box - Box API

If you are considering developing a Custom Application for use with the UW-Madison Box service there are a few things you need to know.

Before you get started

  1. Client-side Oauth 2.0 authentication is currently your only option. It is also one of the easiest ways to authenticate a user with the Box API. This authentication type does not require approval from the UW-Madison Box Team but does require end-user action/authentication.
  2. Custom development of Enterprise Integrations that have access to all UW-Madison Box users and groups will not be approved for use with the service.
  3. JWT Authentication (Server Authentication) requires either a Service Account or App User which are not offered with the UW-Madison Box service.
  4. App Tokens are really intended for use with Box View applications. App Tokens work with Service Accounts which are not available as part of the UW-Madison Box service.

Not Currently Available

  • Developer Sandboxes
  • Box Skills
  • Service Accounts
  • App User Licenses

We do not offer custom Box development as part of the UW-Madison Box Service but we are happy to answer questions. If we can not answer your questions we will connect you with Box Support. Please contact the UW-Madison Box Team via Get Help from DoIT

Additional Resources

Box API Developer Console: https://uwmadison.app.box.com/developers/console
Box API Documentation: https://developer.box.com/guides/

Keywords:box box.net box.com api development   Doc ID:103326
Owner:Jeannine B.Group:Box
Created:2020-06-24 13:04 CDTUpdated:2020-08-23 14:20 CDT
Sites:Box, DoIT Help Desk
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