Box

Best Practice:Flexera recommends creating the Box Client Credentials integration to view your organization’s Box license usage data. Any existing Box integrations in SaaS Management will be superseded by the Box Client Credentials integration.

Box is a content management platform for companies of all sizes and industries.

Information Stored
Minimum Permissions Required
Authentication Method
Credentials Required
Integrating Box with SaaS Management
API Endpoints

Information Stored

The following table describes the available integration tasks and stored data.

Available Integration Tasks

Integration Task

Information Stored

Application Roster

Email
First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
Active Date

Application Access

User Events
Login
Admin-Login
Time Occurred
Email

Note:When the Application Access task is enabled, SaaS Management first checks for LOGIN and ADMIN-LOGIN user events. If no login user event information is available, SaaS Management then checks for user events listed in the Box Developer Documentation section Event Types. This list is not exhaustive, so it is possible events appear that are not listed.

Note:The information stored is subject to change as enhancements are made to the product.

Minimum Permissions Required

Co-Administrator with the following privileges:

Users and Groups: Manage users
Reports and Settings: Run new reports and access existing reports

For further details, refer to Granting and Modifying Co-Admin Permissions.

Authentication Method

OAuth2 with Authorize Flow. For details, refer to the Box instructions in Access Token Object.

Credentials Required

Username
Password

Note:Username and Password are required only for authorization. These values will not be stored in SaaS Management.

Integrating Box with SaaS Management

To integrate Box with SaaS Management, perform the following steps.

To integrate Box with SaaS Management:

1. Add the Box application in SaaS Management. Refer to Adding an Application.
2. Click the SaaS Management Authorize link provided during the integration setup, which will redirect you to the Box login screen.

3. Enter your Co-Administrator username and password to sign in and authorize to grant the APIs with Manage Users permission to the account.

API Endpoints

Application Roster

https://api.box.com/2.0/users

Application Access

https://api.box.com/2.0/events