Get classification on file

get
https://api.box.com/2.0
/files/:file_id/metadata/enterprise/securityClassification-6VMVochwUWo/

Retrieves the classification metadata instance that has been applied to a file.

This API can also be called by including the enterprise ID in the URL explicitly, for example /files/:id//enterprise_12345/securityClassification-6VMVochwUWo.

Request

Bearer [ACCESS_TOKEN]
application/json

Path Parameters

stringin pathrequired
12345

The unique identifier that represent a file.

The ID for any file can be determined by visiting a file in the web application and copying the ID from the URL. For example, for the URL https://*.app.box.com/files/123 the file_id is 123.

Response

application/jsonClassification

Returns an instance of the securityClassification metadata template, which contains a Box__Security__Classification__Key field that lists all the classifications available to this enterprise.

application/jsonClient error

Returned when the request parameters are not valid.

application/jsonClient error

Returned if the metadata template specified was not applied to this file or the user does not have access to the file.

  • instance_not_found - The metadata template was not applied to the file.
application/jsonClient error

Returned when the method was not allowed.

application/jsonClient error

An unexpected client error.

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Request Example

cURL
curl -i -X GET "https://api.box.com/2.0/files/12345/metadata/enterprise/securityClassification-6VMVochwUWo" \
     -H "Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>"
Java
BoxFile file = new BoxFile(api, "id");
Metadata metadata = file.getMetadata(Metadata.CLASSIFICATION_TEMPLATE_KEY);
Node
client.files.getMetadata('11111', 'enterprise', 'securityClassification-6VMVochwUWo')
	.then(metadata => {
		// the metadata instance, which includes the applied metadata
	});

Response Example

{
  "$canEdit": true,
  "$parent": "folder_59449484661,",
  "$scope": "enterprise_27335",
  "$template": "securityClassification-6VMVochwUWo",
  "$type": "securityClassification-6VMVochwUWo-fd31537a-0f95-4d86-9f2b-5974a29978f8",
  "$typeVersion": 5,
  "$version": 1,
  "Box__Security__Classification__Key": "Sensitive"
}