UW-Madison Box - Preserving File Creation and Modification Dates
This document refers to a Box support article with instructions on using SmartFTP to retain file creation and modification timestamps.
- Note: If you have not configured an FTP client to connect with Box, follow these instructions before proceeding: https://community.box.com/t5/Managing-Your-Content/Using-Box-with-FTP/ta-p/26050
Normally when you upload files to Box, the original file creation and modification timestamps are lost. Please see the following Box support article for instructions on configuring SmartFTP to save this information when uploading files: https://community.box.com/t5/Managing-Your-Content/FTP-Preserve-Original-Created-Modified-Times/ta-p/341