News

September 12, 2019

There is a global outage for Box.com, which impacts UC Berkeley Box accounts. If you try to access the Box webapp you will see a 502 response. Box engineers are working to resolve the issue.

Please check https://status.box.com/ for up-to-date information.

All Box services are now restored. 

https://status.box.com/

December 10, 2018

On January 31, 2019, Box will deprecate support for WebDAV. The Berkeley Box Support Team will be contacting the 25 impacted users, and provide recommended alternative options.

Learn more: Deprecation WebDAV Support

 

September 12, 2018

As previously announced, Box has ended support for Box apps and custom apps using an insecure security protocol (TLS 1.0) on June 25, 2018. These applications will stop working on November 12, 2018 at 8:00AM. Any individuals still using unsupported apps will be contacted directly by Box on the week of September 17, 2018. 

June 22, 2018

In order to maintain the highest security standards, promote the safety of customers' data, and align with industry-wide best practices, Box will disable the TLS 1.0 encryption protocol across all Box services on June 25, 2018 (postponed from June 15, 2018). This generally affects older versions of Box Sync, Box Drive, and Box Edit. The bConnected Box Service team will contact any users who have used tools that use the TLS 1.0 encryption protocol within the past 30 days. 

June 14, 2018

Update 6/15 8:00am: This work was successfully completed, without an outage.

Maintenance on the Earl Warren Hall Data Center firewalls between midnight and 3 AM on Friday, June 15th may affect your ability to log in via CalNet to services including the bConnected Google and Box services, and the bCourses Projects sites.

If you are already logged into Google or Box or bCourses, your access should not be affected.

See the IST Service Status page for more details.

June 8, 2018

In order to maintain the highest security standards, promote the safety of customers' data, and align with industry-wide best practices, Box will disable the TLS 1.0 encryption protocol across all Box services on June 15, 2018. This generally affects older versions of Box Sync, Box Drive, and Box Edit. The bConnected Box Service team will contact any users who have used tools that use the TLS 1.0 encryption protocol within the past 30 days. 

May 21, 2018

Wondering how to get more from Box? Join Box for an immersive online event to bring you up to speed on the latest features and services that can help you get the most value from your content with Cloud Content Management. Box Virtual Summit is a half-day gathering filled with live demos, break-out sessions, virtual booths and prizes. You'll have the opportunity to pick and choose which sessions you want to attend, with options for both technical and non-technical content.

March 29, 2018

Box Drive desktop is here! Box Drive is a desktop app that makes it incredibly easy to work with all of your files — even billions of files — right from your desktop, without using up much hard drive space. 

Box Drive Image

Why use Box Drive?

March 19, 2018

Box Drive will be available for all users starting March 29, 2018! Box Drive is a desktop app that makes it incredibly easy to work with all of your files — even billions of files — right from your desktop, without using up much hard drive space. 

Box Drive Image

Why use Box Drive?

March 13, 2018

Did you hear about the new features Box added to Box notes? Keep track of modified notes with Inbox, see what's changed in a note itself with Differences, and see who's recently accessed or edited your notes with Presence.

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August 25, 2017

Good news for Box account holders! Beginning August 28th, all of your bConnected email aliases will be synced with your Box account. This means your collaborators will be able to share content with your primary or alias email addresses, and it will be associated with your UC Berkeley Box account.

If you have any questions about this change, please email bConnected@berkeley.edu

July 29, 2017

Approximately four thousand bConnected Box users received email messages early Saturday morning notifying them that their accounts were updated with additional email addresses.

May 25, 2017

The new Box web experience has launched for all Berkeley Box users! 

New and updated features include:

May 22, 2017

The new Box web experience will launch for all Berkeley Box users on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Starting this date, Box will automatically update to the new interface and the legacy version will no longer be available.

New and updated features include:

April 13, 2017

March 29, 2017

Learn about the new features Box has recently added— including the all new Box Notes, Box Zones, and more. 

Thursday, March 30th at 10 a.m. PST. Register now.

February 28, 2017

There is a widespread Amazon Web Services outage that is impacting certain cloud service providers. Users may receive errors when uploading/viewing content with Box View API and Crocodoc. Box engineers are continuing to track the status of Amazon S3 services. Customers can monitor Amazon S3 status via https://status.aws.amazon.com/

Box Engineers have confirmed View API and Crodococ functionality have been restored, and Box installers are available for download. Amazon S3 services have also been declared stable by Amazon. If you're still experiencing issues with the View API, Crocodoc, or installer downloads, please contact the Box User Services team via https://community.box.com/help.

January 27, 2017