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BigBlueButton has native integration with Canvas.  You can enable Canvas Conferences from the Site using BigBlueButton API Credentials.

For a Self-hosted Canvas Site, please follow the below Guide,

If you are using the Canvas LMS Paid version or Enterprise plan, please Email your Customer Success Manager  (CSM) at Instructure so they can make the necessary changes.

You need to obtain the BigBlueButton API Credentials before following this guide or contacting the Instructure Team.

BigBlueButton API URL and Secret should look like this:

SECRET : mqZgKaue7g3Lg0jA32Pi1TEpRzusK7P19wIKqJ0n

Integration Guide

First, go to Admin -> Plugins, and then click the gear icon for BigBlueButton.

You’ll see the plugin settings for BigBlueButton.  Uncheck “Disable this Plugin” and you’ll be prompted to enter the Domain and Shared Secret for your BigBlueButton server.

The Domain is the hostname of the BigBlueButton URL (“” only, not the complete Link) and Secret is exactly the value of SECRET, also referred to as Security Salt sometimes.

Instructure Team Contact Info

Instructure Contact Page

If your Organisation has a Canvas Paid Subscription, your Admin already should have the Customer Success Manager  (CSM) contact info.

Contact Us

If you face any difficulties with the integration, feel free to contact us.

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