Add classification

put
https://api.box.com/2.0
/metadata_templates/enterprise/securityClassification-6VMVochwUWo/schema/

Adds one or more new classifications to the list of classifications available to the enterprise.

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

Request

Bearer [ACCESS_TOKEN]
application/json-patch+json

Request Body

object arrayin bodyrequired

An array that contains one or more classifications to add to the enterprise's list of classifications.

objectin body

The details of the classification to add.

objectin body

Additional details for the classification.

Sensitive information that must not be shared.

A longer description of the classification.

numberin bodyrequired
4

An internal Box identifier used to assign a color to a classification label.

Mapping between a colorID and a color may change without notice. Currently, the color mappings are as follows.

  • 0: Yellow
  • 1: Orange
  • 2: Watermelon red
  • 3: Purple rain
  • 4: Light blue
  • 5: Dark blue
  • 6: Light green
  • 7: Gray
stringin bodyrequired
Sensitive

The label of the classification as shown in the web and mobile interfaces. This is the only field required to add a classification.

stringin bodyrequired
Box__Security__Classification__Key

Box__Security__Classification__Key

stringin bodyrequired
addEnumOption

addEnumOption

Response

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

application/jsonClient error

Returned if any of the request parameters are not valid.

application/jsonClient error

Returned when a template name is not correct. Please make sure the URL for the request is correct.

application/jsonClient error

An unexpected client error.

put
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Request Example

cURL
curl -i -X PUT "https://api.box.com/2.0/metadata_templates/enterprise/securityClassification-6VMVochwUWo/schema" \
     -H "Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>" \
     -H "Content-Type: application/json-patch+json" \
     -d '[{
       "op": "addEnumOption",
       "fieldKey": "Box__Security__Classification__Key",
       "data": {
         "key": "Sensitive",
         "classification": {
           "classificationDefinition": "Sensitive information that must not be shared.",
           "colorID": 4
         }
       }
     }]'
Java
List<MetadataTemplate.FieldOperation> updates = new ArrayList<MetadataTemplate.FieldOperation>();

String update = "{\n  op: \"addEnumOption\",\n  fieldKey: \"Box__Security__Classification__Key\",\n  data: {\n    key: \"Sensitive\"\n }\n}";

updates.add(new MetadataTemplate.FieldOperation(addCategoryFieldJSON));

MetadataTemplate.updateMetadataTemplate(api, Metadata.ENTERPRISE_METADATA_SCOPE, Metadata.CLASSIFICATION_TEMPLATE_KEY, updates);
Python
template = client.metadata_template('enterprise', 'securityClassification-6VMVochwUWo')
updates = template.start_update()
updates.add_enum_option('Box__Security__Classification__Key', 'Sensitive')
updated_template = template.update_info(updates)
Node
var operations = [{
  op: "addEnumOption",
  fieldKey: "Box__Security__Classification__Key",
  data: {
    key: "Sensitive",
    classification: {
      classificationDefinition: "Sensitive information that must not be shared.",
      colorID: 4
    }
 }
}];
client.metadata.updateTemplate('enterprise', 'securityClassification-6VMVochwUWo', operations)
	.then(template => {
		// the updated classification template
	});

Response Example

{
  "id": "58063d82-4128-7b43-bba9-92f706befcdf",
  "type": "metadata_template",
  "copyInstanceOnItemCopy": true,
  "displayName": "Classification",
  "fields": [
    {
      "id": "822227e0-47a5-921b-88a8-494760b2e6d2",
      "type": "enum",
      "key": "Box__Security__Classification__Key",
      "displayName": "Classification",
      "hidden": false,
      "options": [
        {
          "id": "46aea176-3483-4431-856c-6b5b13d1cc50",
          "key": "Sensitive",
          "staticConfig": {
            "classification": {
              "classificationDefinition": "Sensitive information",
              "colorID": 4
            }
          }
        }
      ]
    }
  ],
  "hidden": false,
  "scope": "enterprise_123456",
  "templateKey": "securityClassification-6VMVochwUWo"
}