Remove classification from file

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

Removes any classifications from 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

none

Returns an empty response when the classification is successfully deleted.

application/jsonClient error

Returned when the request parameters are not valid.

application/jsonClient error

Returns an error when the file does not have any classification applied to it, or when the user does not have access to the file.

  • instance_not_found - An instance of the classification metadata template with the was not found on this file.
  • not_found - The file was not found, or the user does not have access to the file.
application/jsonClient error

Returned when the method was not allowed.

application/jsonClient error

An unexpected client error.

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Remove classification from file
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Request Example

cURL
curl -i -X DELETE "https://api.box.com/2.0/files/12345/metadata/enterprise/securityClassification-6VMVochwUWo" \
     -H "Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>"
Java
BoxFile file = new BoxFile(api, "id");
file.deleteMetadata(Metadata.CLASSIFICATION_TEMPLATE_KEY);
Python
client.file(file_id='11111').metadata(scope='securityClassification-6VMVochwUWo', template='myMetadata').delete()
Node
client.files.deleteMetadata('11111', 'enterprise', 'securityClassification-6VMVochwUWo')
	.then(() => {
		// removal succeeded — no value returned
	});;