• Canvas without Redis for cache

    Hi Is it possible to configure Canvas to use Redis only for OAuth and not cache? Or to use something else than Redis for OAuth when Redis would be turned off
    Ismael Rumzan
    created by Ismael Rumzan
  • Trying to understand more about JIT provisioning, SIS CSV imports and "sticky" fields

    I thought I'd ask the community if you know the answers to these questions at the bottom of this post.   We use both JIT provisioning and a user SIS CSV upload. We're considering only doing an hourly user upload...
    Steve Stratoti
    last modified by Steve Stratoti
  • Issues disconnecting users.

    Hi there,   I'm not a fan of Canvas anyway but this week has been extremely testing / embarrasing for me and a colleague due to basic functionality not being available in this VLE.   Basically, we have had...
    Cameron Barlow
    last modified by Cameron Barlow
  • Configuring SSO SAML for AzureAD - passing login_id to Canvas

    Hi all We have been configuring the SSO SAML configuration in Canvas to point to our AzureAD as per the guidance and instructions found here: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-1402-configuring-azure-saml...
    Carol Shergold
    last modified by Carol Shergold
  • Configuring Okta (SAML) and Canvas Authentication

    In my role as a Project Consultant, I frequently assist clients with configuring their authentication for Canvas. Because I have had several requests recently for assistance with Okta, I decided to put this ...
    Aurelien Mansier
    last modified by Aurelien Mansier
  • Weaknesses in Process for Manually Adding Users

    Hello, While our students and instructors are created and authenticated via integration with LDAP, we have a category of users that we create manually in Canvas using the "+People" button in the account Admin section...
    Michael Keen
    created by Michael Keen
  • Two-factor for local passwords?

    We seem to remember this being an option somewhere, but can't find any documentation on it.   Is there any support for two-factor (i.e. DUO) for local Canvas authentication?  We're implementing two-factor...
  • Change of Default in Check Mark in the Ratings

    Regards,  I would like to know if there is any way where I can change the default Check that appears in the box ?. This so that you can calculate the scores counting all the empty modules.  This is because w...
    Jean Rivera
    last modified by Jean Rivera
  • O365/Azure AD SAML

    Hi Canvas Admins,   I'm at my wits' end, here, and I'm hoping somebody has an answer, or at least a better question:   We're trying to set up Azure AD as one of our providers. We've added it correctly, and...
    Jay Savage
    last modified by Jay Savage
  • Change Login ID for existing users

    We currently use username (jdoe) as login ID but for the purposes of changing our authentication method might need to change to email address (jdoe@xxxxxx.edu).  What are the implications of doing so?  Would...
    last modified by vrichter@exeter.edu
  • SAML Attributes not being written to Canvas

    Hi, I'm hoping someone may be able to assist me with an authentication issue in Canvas, using the SAML config, I'm having difficulty passing federated attributes. Basically, this issue is that some attributes are wo...
    Nathan Phillips
    last modified by Nathan Phillips
  • Can I put a Canvas Login on my own website?

    Is the Trusted HTTP Referers setting some way to put a Canvas login on our own website or something? 
    Adam Hechler
    created by Adam Hechler
  • SAML RelayState

        Official Canvas Document   Canvas, as a SAML ServiceProvider, supports special values for RelayState to allow deep linking into Canvas for IdP initiated logins. An IdP can also modify the R...
    Erin Hallmark
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Create custom SAML authorization page with link to login/canvas

    Hi there,   We use SAML authentication (Google) for the majority of our users, students on Chromebooks. Because this method is in position 1, when students log in to their device, their Dashboard automatically l...
    Tim Batiuk
    last modified by Tim Batiuk
  • Locking Accounts

    Hi, all,   I'm probably missing something obvious, here, and just not phrasing my searches of the Guide correctly, but what's the best way to lock user accounts? I have some administrative holds, adjuncts who ar...
    Jay Savage
    last modified by Jay Savage
  • Administrative guidelines for managing Inherited Developer Keys

    There have been some important changes to developer keys (see the 14 Jul 2018 and 10 Oct. 2017 release notes) since my last blog post about what administrators should consider when issuing developer keys. Th...
    last modified by jpoulos
  • Two SAML aithentication providers?

    We are currently using a Google G Suite as our SAML provider. Is it possible to add another G Suite SAML provider from another Google domain, while keeping our current SAML instance?   Thanks,   Andrew Phi...
    Andrew Philipoff
    last modified by Andrew Philipoff
  • SSO between Canvas and Azure doesn't work if user is signed into Canvas first

    Hello,   We are trying to configure SSO between Canvas and Azure. We followed this guide Configuring Azure (SAML) and Canvas Authentication and everything works if the user signs into Azure first and then naviga...
    Toddy Mladenov
    last modified by Toddy Mladenov
  • Parent App Authentication

    Parent App, We use microsoft authentication for our instance for staff and students. We are keen to use the parent app, however microsoft authentication highjacks the app when parents try to use it.   ...
    last modified by David SUMMERVILLE
  • Administrative guidelines for issuing Canvas Developer Keys

    24 Jan 2019 Update: This guide is still relevant, but you should also learn more about some new features that have been released since this was posted. Thanks for all the comments and feedback that helped me unde...
    last modified by jpoulos