This document outlines the steps to install and configure Commons in a self-hosted instance of Canvas. If you are not using self-hosted Canvas, please refer to the Commons guides.
Note: Self-hosted Canvas Commons instances can only share and view public resources.
In Account Navigation, click the Developer Keys link or navigate to /accounts/self/developer_keys.
Click the Add Developer Key button.
Enter information in the following fields:
Click the Save Key button .
To turn the Commons key on, click the On toggle in the State column.
Click the Show Key button to view the Client Secret (Key). Copy this key as you will need it later in the setup process.
To open Account Settings, click the Settings link.
Click the Apps tab .
Click the Add App button .
In the Configuration Type drop down, select the By URL option . Enter the following information:
Config URL : https://lor.instructure.com/api/self-hosted-setup/tool-config
Click the Submit button .
Click the Settings icon  and select the Configure option .
Enter your Client ID in the Client ID field  and Client Secret (Key) in the Client Secret (Key) field . Then click the Continue setup button .
Click the Authorize button.
Click the Close button.
To see the Commons link in the Global Navigation menu, refresh the page.
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