Canvas Guides (en)Canvas Admin Guide Admin ToolsHow do I view login and logout activity for a user in an account?

How do I view login and logout activity for a user in an account?

Within Admin Tools, admins can view the login/logout activity of users within their institution.

Note: Canvas will only register a user’s logout when the Logout button is clicked in the User Account menu. Closing the browser window does not create a logout request.

Open Admin Tools

Open Admin Tools

In Account Navigation, click the Admin Tools link.

Open Logging

Open Logging

Click the Logging tab.

Select Log Type

Select Log Type

From the log type drop-down menu, select the Login / Logout Activity option.

Search for User

Search for User

In the search field [1], type the name of the user. Click the user's name [2] to select a date range for your search.

Select Date Range

Select Date Range

Create the date range you want to search in. Using the calendar icon, select a From Date [1] and a To Date [2].

Find Logging Activity

Click Find Button

Click the Find button.

View Logging Activity

View the login/logout activity for the user.