Update classification on folder

put
https://api.box.com/2.0
/folders/:folder_id/metadata/enterprise/securityClassification-6VMVochwUWo/

Updates a classification on a folder.

The classification can only be updated if a classification has already been applied to the folder before. When editing classifications, only values are defined for the enterprise will be accepted.

Request

Bearer [ACCESS_TOKEN]
application/json-patch+json

Path Parameters

stringin pathrequired
12345

The unique identifier that represent a folder.

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

The root folder of a Box account is always represented by the ID 0.

Request Body

object arrayin bodyrequired

A list containing the one change to make, to update the classification label.

stringin bodyoptional
replace

Value is always replace

stringin bodyoptional
/Box__Security__Classification__Key

Value is always /Box__Security__Classification__Key

stringin bodyoptional
Sensitive

The name of the classification to apply to this folder.

To list the available classifications in an enterprise, use the classification API to retrieve the [classification template][e://get_metadata_templates_enterprise_securityclassification-6vmvochwuwo_schema] which lists all available classification keys.

Response

application/jsonClassification

Returns the updated classification metadata template instance.

application/jsonClient error

Returns an error when the request body is not valid.

  • bad_request - The request body format is not an array of valid JSON Patch operations.
application/jsonClient error

Returns an error in some edge cases when the request body is not a valid array of JSON Patch items.

application/jsonClient error

An unexpected client error.

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Request Example

cURL
curl -i -X PUT "https://api.box.com/2.0/folders/12345/metadata/enterprise/securityClassification-6VMVochwUWo" \
     -H "Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>" \
     -H "Content-Type: application/json-patch+json" \
     -d '[{
       "op": "replace",
       "path": "/Box__Security__Classification__Key",
       "value": "Internal"
     }]'
Java
BoxFolder folder = new BoxFolder(api, "id");
Metadata metadata = new Metadata()
metadata.add(Metadata.CLASSIFICATION_KEY, "Sensitive")
folder.setMetadata(Metadata.CLASSIFICATION_TEMPLATE_KEY, Metadata.ENTERPRISE_METADATA_SCOPE, metadata);
Node
var classification = {
	Box__Security__Classification__Key: "Sensitive"
};
client.folders.addMetadata('11111', 'enterprise', 'securityClassification-6VMVochwUWo', classification)
	.then(metadata => {
		// the updated classification applied to the folder
	});

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"
}