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Modifying a Users SIS ID

Question asked by Rebecca Kadushin on Feb 8, 2016
Latest reply on Mar 17, 2016 by Rebecca Kadushin

When we began our migration to Canvas we chose to make the user SIS ID's a value that has significance at our University but is not guaranteed to be unique. We would like to modify our process to use a different and unique value for the user SIS ID. Before we change the process we need to clean up the data we have by switching the SIS ID.


I know a user's SIS ID can be modified through the UI, but I haven't been able to find the equivalent in the Canvas API. Can a user's SIS ID be modified with an API call?


Are there any ramifications to modifying a user's SIS ID?