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SIS Import question

Question asked by Tracey DeLillo Expert on May 15, 2018
Latest reply on May 15, 2018 by Robert Carroll

I have a question about SIS Imports. When our Banner person does a manual extract and push of data to Canvas (which he does once or twice a semester, for various reasons), I've noticed the SIS Import report almost always says "Accounts: 9". 

 

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I've always assumed this is telling me what's being CREATED upon import. But we can't be creating 9 accounts every time we import a batch of courses. And technically we're not even updating 9 accounts, because we are still pushing all our courses to a single account (no sub-accounts). Can any Canvas Admins or Canvas Developers explain what might be going on here?

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