Connection: Ilias LMS


Step 1:

  • Get a plugin (ZIP file) from IntelliBoard team
  • Copy plugin files to the next directory:
    • {public path}/Customizing/global/plugins/Services/Cron/CronHook/IntelliBoard
  • Go to Plugins page Administration > Extending ILIAS > Pluginsmceclip0.png
  • Make first install and after activate plugin




Step 1: 

  • Under IntelliBoard plugin, click on "Actions" drop down menu and then "Configure".

Step 2:

  • Log into IntelliBoard with the main subscription email.
  • Click Account button in the top right corner, and select "My Connections".
  • Click "Add Connection".
  • Under Ilias Connection, click "+ Connect".

Step 3:

  • Click Generate token from Ilias plugin configuration to get an API Token.


  • Copy the Encryption key from IntelliBoard connection page and paste to Ilias plugin configuration.
  • Save configurations from Ilias side.
  • Copy API Token you got. 


Step 4:

  • Go back to IntelliBoard connection page.
  • Add your LMS Name - for identification purpose.
  • Add your LMS URL.
  • Paste the copied API Token (from Step 3)
  • Choose Category - for identification purpose.
  • Under Advanced Settings, check "Active" - to activate the connection.
  • Click "-> Continue".
  • Note: Upon clicking Continue, you'll see 3 green check marks on URL, Token and Encryption Key if the connection is successful.

Step 5:

Note: Learn more about this step HERE.

  • Set in User filters to filter the Ilias users you want to see in IntelliBoard.
    • All Users: To show all users in your Ilias LMS.
    • Active Users: To show only active users in your Ilias LMS.
  • Set in Course filters to filter the Ilias courses that you want to see in IntelliBoard.
    • All Courses: To show all courses in your Ilias LMS.
    • Active Courses: To show only active courses in your Ilias LMS.
  • Select the Teacher Roles and Student Roles as defined in your Ilias LMS.
  • Click "Save".

Step 6:

  • Go back to Ilias, and navigate to Administration > System Settings and Maintenance > General Settings > Cron jobs.


  • Activate and run Migration dump process and run IntelliBoard cron jobs.


Note: You must wait until Migration dump process job is finished.

Step 7:

  • From IntelliBoard connections page, click on your newly created Ilias connection. 
  • Click on "Process Data" and let it process.

FINISHED! You are now connected and ready to see all your Ilias LMS data!

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