User (Full)

A full representation of a user, as can be returned from any user API endpoint.

This resource has a few variations that can be encountered when using the API.

The fields that are part of the full variant can be returned by API endpoints that support the fields parameter. For example, by defining the fields request parameter as id,type when requesting a file by ID, only those fields will be returned in the API response.

string
11446498

The unique identifier for this user

string
user

Value is always user

string
900 Jefferson Ave, Redwood City, CA 94063255

The user’s address

string
https://www.box.com/api/avatar/large/181216415

URL of the user’s avatar image

true

Whether the user can see other enterprise users in their contact list

string / date-time
2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00

When the user object was created

object

Representation of the user’s enterprise

11446498

The unique identifier for this enterprise.

enterprise

Value is always enterprise

Acme Inc.

The name of the enterprise

my-user-1234

An external identifier for an app user, which can be used to look up the user. This can be used to tie user IDs from external identity providers to Box users.

string
https://example.app.box.com/

The root (protocol, subdomain, domain) of any links that need to be generated for the user

true

Whether to exempt the user from Enterprise device limits

true

Whether the user must use two-factor authentication

true

Whether the user is allowed to collaborate with users outside their enterprise

true

Whether the user is an App User

true

Whether the user can use Box Sync

string
CEO100

The user’s job title

string
en

The language of the user, formatted in modified version of the ISO 639-1 format.

string / email
ceo@example.com

The primary email address of this user

2147483648

The maximum individual file size in bytes the user can have

string / date-time
2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00

When the user object was last modified

string array
["important"]

Tags for all files and folders owned by the user. Values returned will only contain tags that were set by the requester.

string
Aaron Levie50

The display name of this user

An alternate notification email address to which email notifications are sent. When it's confirmed, this will be the email address to which notifications are sent instead of to the primary email address.

notifications@example.com

The email address to send the notifications to.

true

Specifies if this email address has been confirmed.

string
6509241374100

The user’s phone number

string
admin

The user’s enterprise role

Value is one of admin,coadmin,user

integer
11345156112

The user’s total available space amount in bytes

integer
1237009912

The amount of space in use by the user

string
active

The user's account status

Value is one of active,inactive,cannot_delete_edit,cannot_delete_edit_upload

string / timezone
Africa/Bujumbura

The user's timezone

object array

Tracking codes allow an admin to generate reports from the admin console and assign an attribute to a specific group of users. This setting must be enabled for an enterprise before it can be used.

tracking_code

Value is always tracking_code

department

The name of the tracking code, which must be preconfigured in the Admin Console

Sales

The value of the tracking code

Response Example

{
  "id": 11446498,
  "type": "user",
  "address": "900 Jefferson Ave, Redwood City, CA 94063",
  "avatar_url": "https://www.box.com/api/avatar/large/181216415",
  "can_see_managed_users": true,
  "created_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "enterprise": {
    "id": 11446498,
    "type": "enterprise",
    "name": "Acme Inc."
  },
  "external_app_user_id": "my-user-1234",
  "hostname": "https://example.app.box.com/",
  "is_exempt_from_device_limits": true,
  "is_exempt_from_login_verification": true,
  "is_external_collab_restricted": true,
  "is_platform_access_only": true,
  "is_sync_enabled": true,
  "job_title": "CEO",
  "language": "en",
  "login": "ceo@example.com",
  "max_upload_size": 2147483648,
  "modified_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "my_tags": [
    "important"
  ],
  "name": "Aaron Levie",
  "notification_email": {
    "email": "notifications@example.com",
    "is_confirmed": true
  },
  "phone": 6509241374,
  "role": "admin",
  "space_amount": 11345156112,
  "space_used": 1237009912,
  "status": "active",
  "timezone": "Africa/Bujumbura",
  "tracking_codes": [
    {
      "type": "tracking_code",
      "name": "department",
      "value": "Sales"
    }
  ]
}