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Canvas Data Authentication Questions

Question asked by Joni Miller Expert on Mar 15, 2016
Latest reply on Mar 15, 2016 by James Jones

So...I've watched the and read the official How Do I Generate Canvas Data API Credentials? and watched Getting Started with Canvas Data

I've read James Jones's very detailed post Canvas Data API Authentication

I tried to install the CanvasDataCLI tool but we are on ubuntu so it's going to take a bit of work to get the necessary version of nodejs installed.


But I still have no idea how to download the data except through the UI, which only gives me 5 days worth and requires the download of 50+ files.  I'm guessing that there isn't a way to do this via postman etc, that I need to do this via a web server using php or other scripting language?  Is it supposed to be this hard to download CSV files?  Am I missing something???