Zip download

Represents a successful request to create a zip archive of a list of files and folders.

https://dl.boxcloud.com/2.0/zip_downloads/Lu6fA9Ob-jyysp3AAvMF4AkLEwZwAYbL=tgj2zIC=eK9RvJnJbjJl9rNh2qBgHDpyOCAOhpM=vajg2mKq8Mdd/content

The URL that can be used to download the zip archive. A Get request to this URL will start streaming the items requested. By default, this URL is only valid for a few seconds, until the exires_at time, unless a download is started after which it is valid for the duration of the download.

It is important to note that the domain and path of this URL might change between API calls, and therefore it's important to use this URL as-is.

string / date-time
2019-08-29T23:59:00-07:00

The time and date when this archive will expire. After this time the status_url and download_url will return an error.

By default, these URLs are only valid for a few seconds, unless a download is started after which the download_url is valid for the duration of the download, and the status_url is valid for 12 hours from the start of the download.

array array

A list of conflicts that occurred when trying to create the archive. This would occur when multiple items have been requested with the same name.

To solve these conflicts, the API will automatically rename an item and return a mapping between the original item's name and its new name.

For every conflict, both files will be renamed and therefore this list will always be a multiple of 2.

object array

An individual conflict that occurred when trying to create the archive. This includes an array of 2 objects, each containing the original name and the renamed filename of a file or folder for which the names conflicted.

string
12345

The identifier of the item

string
file

The type of this item

Value is one of file,folder

3aa6a7.pdf

The new name of this item as it will appear in the downloaded zip archive.

Report.pdf

The original name of this item

string
https://api.box.com/2.0/zip_downloads/Lu6fA9Ob-jyysp3AAvMF4AkLEwZwAYbL=tgj2zIC=eK9RvJnJbjJl9rNh2qBgHDpyOCAOhpM=vajg2mKq8Mdd/status

The URL that can be used to get the status of the zip archive being downloaded. A Get request to this URL will return the number of files in the archive as well as the number of items already downloaded or skipped. By default, this URL is only valid for a few seconds, until the exires_at time, unless a download is started after which the URL is valid for 12 hours from the start of the download.

It is important to note that the domain and path of this URL might change between API calls, and therefore it's important to use this URL as-is.

Response Example

{
  "download_url": "https://dl.boxcloud.com/2.0/zip_downloads/29l00nfxDyHOt7RphI9zT_w==nDnZEDjY2S8iEWWCHEEiptFxwoWojjlibZjJ6geuE5xnXENDTPxzgbks_yY=/content",
  "status_url": "https://api.box.com/2.0/zip_downloads/29l00nfxDyHOt7RphI9zT_w==nDnZEDjY2S8iEWWCHEEiptFxwoWojjlibZjJ6geuE5xnXENDTPxzgbks_yY=/status",
  "expires_at": "2020-07-22T11:26:08Z",
  "name_conflicts": [
    [
      {
        "id": "12345",
        "type": "file",
        "original_name": "Report.pdf",
        "download_name": "3aa6a7.pdf"
      },
      {
        "id": "34325",
        "type": "file",
        "original_name": "Report.pdf",
        "download_name": "5d53f2.pdf"
      }
    ]
  ]
}