Enable MPaaS LTI in Canvas
Canvas is a web-based learning management system, or LMS. It is used by learning institutions, educators, and students to access and manage online course learning materials and communicate about skill development and learning achievement.
This article explains how you can enable MPaaS on a Quiz inside a
Course on Canvas LMS.
Reach out to your Account Manager for the LTI keys specific to your account.
Group Name: In MPaaS, the
group name is the group under which candidates registered under a course
on LMS are registered on MPaaS.
In other words, after integration, Course name and Quiz name on LMS is the
Group name on MPaaS
User ID: User ID is
used to uniquely identify a candidate, on MPaaS. After integration, the
Email ID of the candidate on LMS becomes User ID on MPaaS.
Public key: Public key of
the client's account on MPaaS
Private key of the client’s account on MPaaS
Proctoring setting to enable manual authorization, if this setting is
passed as true, then-candidate will have to undergo manual authorization.
Enable Recording: Proctoring settings
to enable Full session recording, if this setting is passed as true the
whole session of the candidate will be recorded and will be made available
in the report.
Proctoring setting to enable candidate screen capture, if this setting is
passed as true, the candidate’s screen will be captured.
Proctoring setting to enable full screen mode for the candidate.
Proctoring setting to enable candidate Lockdown mode.
Chrome Extensions: Proctoring setting to disable all Chrome Extensions
installed on a candidate machine, except the Mettl Chrome Extensions, for
the duration of the exam. The Chrome Extensions get re-enabled after the Quiz
set up the MPaaS tool follow the following steps:
Log in to your Canvas instance
Go to the Admin setting
Go to the Apps section and click on add
From the drop-down select the “By URL”
option and fill in the required details and click on Submit
Name: Name of the tool(MPaaS)
Consumer key: Public key //To be shared by Mettl
Shared Secret: Private key //To be shared by Mettl
external LTI app is now ready to be used in the courses on your Canvas LMS.
Note: By Default, the MPaaS tool is added in all the courses present in your Canvas Dashboard, to disable MPaaS from a course, go to Settings and remove it from the Navigation section.
Setting up the proctoring on a quiz via
Logging in the MPaaS Chrome
To login into MPaaS Chrome
Extension, the instructor simply needs to click on the MPaaS tool
added into the course, and they will be auto logged into it.
Not Logged in State
Logged in State
Enabling MPaaS in a Quiz on Canvas
login is successful, go to the quiz settings to enable the Proctoring settings
and follow the following steps:
Go to the Edit Settings of the Quiz, where you want to
Turn the toggle switch for MPaaS on. You can also select the sub settings
of MPaaS as per your requirements about the severity of the
As soon as you turn MPaaS on, a link for
the MPaaS Chrome Extension gets added into the description of the
From the “Quiz Restriction” section, set up a Access Code for
the Quiz. This Access code makes sure, students are not able to bypass MPaaS. Click on Save.
You have now successfully enabled MPaaS in your Canvas.
Note: MPaaS is currently available only for Basic Quizzes and not for New Quizzes.