ARCHIVED: About Box at IU (Retired)

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IU's Box cloud storage service was retired on May 10, 2021. For information about cloud storage options available at IU, see Storage at IU.

UITS communicated information about this via email and other channels. UITS also posted information about the migration on legacy websites that are no longer maintained.

Retirement timeline:

  • March 4, 2020: UITS began communicating this change to IT Pros.
  • March-May 2020: UITS began surveying users about their preferred service for non-institutional files.
  • May 22, 2020: Find your Drive survey closed, and migrations of non-institutional files began.
  • May 31, 2020: Uploader permissions were disabled in IU Box. Users who have used this permission level were notified May 19.
  • June 1, 2020: UITS began sending one-week notices to each user who will be migrated.
    • Migration of non-institutional content will take about four months.
    • After your migration, your files in Box that have been migrated will become read-only.
    • You will retain editing access to files in accounts that have not been migrated.
  • September 10, 2020: UITS began surveying group account, Box Entrusted Data Account, and Organizational Account owners about the destination service and location of top-level Box folders owned by these accounts.
  • October 10, 2020: Group account, BEDA, and OA Box migration survey due.
  • October 11, 2020: Migration of group accounts began.
  • November 2020 through December 2020: BEDA and OA Box accounts were moved.
  • November 20, 2020: UITS began surveying owners of IU Health folders about the destination location within Microsoft Secure Storage for Box Health folders. Note: Google Secure Storage was an option, but migrations to this destination were not done automatically.
  • January 8, 2021: Box Health survey due.
  • January 11, 2021: Box Health migrations began.
  • March 1, 2021: User accounts became read-only; users could view and download files until May 10, 2021.
  • May 10, 2021: IU Box was disabled for all users, with no access to files stored in Box.

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