• Trust Account User Roles and Expectations

    About Trust Accounts Definitions User Roles and Expectations Student Instructor Admin About Trust Accounts A trust relationship allows one Canvas account to trust another Canvas account and all...
    Erin Hallmark
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Canvas Permission Updates

    Hello Canvas Admins!   We appreciate all of the feedback we've received regarding the need for better communication of permission updates.   This purpose of this document is to inform you of any updates or...
    jlafrance@instructure.com
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Configuring Azure (SAML) and Canvas Authentication

        Official Canvas Document     Configure Azure Active Directory Configure Canvas Authentication Azure AD with Vanity/Custom URL Add a Custom Application within Azure ...
  • How to Set Up Google Analytics for Canvas

    Using Google Analytics means that your institution is subject to Google's terms of service. Please verify with your institution's legal team before installing Google Analytics in your Canvas instance to ensure that yo...
    Jeremy Perkins
    last modified by Jeremy Perkins
  • Create UTF-8 encoded CSV files for SIS import from Excel

    In case your institution doesn’t have any connections to a Student Information System (SIS) and you have to manage enrolments manually, than the SIS import feature could be your best friend. Same goes for creati...
    Jaap Stelpstra
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Finding broken links

    (I originally posted this as a comment to Broken Link: More Data Included in the Message but figured it was worth having here for others)   I thought it might be helpful to share my strategies for locating the p...
    awilliams
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • What are the most popular Section ➜ Course organizational structures used in Canvas?

    We are frequently asked how various institutions choose to nest their sections inside of courses. In other words, what are the most popular nesting methods used to populate enrollments into sections, an...
    mcotterman
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • How To Disable the Google LTI "Google Drive" Assignment Submission Tab

    The Problem Our number one Canvas help issue the past several years revolves around student's submitting Google Docs, Slides or Sheets via the built-in Google Drive integrations. We switched to the new ...
    Chris Long
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Configuring LDAP and Canvas Authentication

        Official Canvas Document   Background Authentication Workflow Prerequisites Which TLS option should I select? Bind/Re-bind Firewall Rules Configuring LDAP with Can...
    Canvas Doc Team
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Parent App

    Back to the Parent Access directory   Purpose FAQs Setup Workflow Purpose The purpose of this guide is to define the setup and user workflow for parent access through the Parent App. ...
    Kellene Bigelow
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Parent Registration with SAML Authentication

    Back to the Parent Access directory Back to the Parent Registration page Purpose SAML Provider Type ADFS or *Microsoft Azure Setup Options Google SAML Setup Options User Workflow &#...
    Kellene Bigelow
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Parent Registration with LDAP Authentication

    Back to the Parent Access directory Back to the Parent Registration page Purpose FAQs Options Setup User Workflow   Purpose This guide outlines the parent registration setup and workfl...
    Kellene Bigelow
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Parent Registration with CAS Authentication

    Back to the Parent Access directory Back to the Parent Registration page Purpose FAQs Setup User Workflow   Purpose This guide outlines the parent registration setup and workflow for those...
    Kellene Bigelow
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Why a Discovery Page, also what is a Discovery Page?

    In some cases an institution using Canvas may have users who authenticate to Canvas using more than one authentication mechanism each using a different page for the collection of authentication credentials (usern...
    mcotterman
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • End of Year Guide

    End of Year Guide Authored by Chris Long   This guide is a collaborative effort to help you end your school year or terms smoothly. By carefully considering these  recommendations you should have the inform...
    Renee Carney
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Provisioning Parent Accounts

    Back to the Parent Access directory Purpose FAQs Setup User Workflow Purpose The purpose of this guide is to outline provisioning Canvas accounts for parents.     FAQs Parent...
    Kellene Bigelow
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Configuring ADFS (SAML) and Canvas Authentication

        Official Canvas Document   Background Authentication Terminology Prerequisites Test and Beta Canvas Sites Login Release Valve Configuring ADFS 2.0 with Canvas Set up ...
    jivedocs@instructure.com
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Permissions Page Role Sorting

    Update August 9, 2018 Canvas has provided their own, much more awesome, solution to this with the July 14, 2018, release. Documentation is available in the Canvas Admin Guide What user roles and permissions are a...
    James Jones
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Parent Registration with Canvas Authentication

    For the most current information for pairing codes, please see the following guides:   How do I configure self registration through Canvas authentication for an account?  How do I link a student to my...
    Kellene Bigelow
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Google Authentication as SAML IdP

    This article describes the process of configuring Google as an Identity Provider (IdP) ready to work with Canvas. Authentication TerminologyTerm Definition SAML Security Assertion Markup Language IdP Identity Provi...
    Jed Breinholt
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com