• Job Opportunity (Providence, RI)

    Johnson & Wales University (JWU) in Providence, RI has a job opening for an Academic IT Systems Administrator.  The person assuming this role will work closely with our various Blackboard instances, as well a...
    last modified by cc36297
  • SIS Integration using SSHA password encryption type

    I am looking for help with testing/using the SSHA password encryption type in our SIS Integration Flat Files. The documentation states that SSHA is an acceptable pwencryptiontype, but the max length of the passwd fiel...
    last modified by bishop.thomas
  • *** Upgrade Club 2019 ***

    The first rule of upgrade club is that everyone talks about upgrade club.   The purpose of this thread is for anyone doing an upgrade this year to check in, state what version/platform they are on now, and to wha...
    last modified by mdeeprose
  • using pattern match

    Kindly help in providing the correct writing of key answer involving random numbers in (Test Canvas) as a key answer.  the numbers are 23, 26, 27, 22, 10 , 7, 9, 8, 25, 24 , 19, 30 , 14, 3 I tried so many ...
    last modified by hiba
  • Turnitin LTI 1.3 & Advantage Integration GA

    Hey Everyone!   On behalf of Turnitin I'm pleased to announce that Blackboard LTI customers who are using Blackboard version 3700.9.0 and above are now able to use LTI 1.3 for Turnitin integrations. This ve...
    created by adamrusch
  • Blackboard Outage: Causes and Fallout

    I am sure many of you were impacted by the big Blackboard outage earlier this week. I have reached out to our account rep to find out the cause of the issue, but no information is available yet. Our network admin seem...
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  • DUO 2FA with Blackboard Apps?

    We are using SAML for SSO in Blackboard SaaS CD. (we use F5) We are currently using DUO for off-campus two factor authentication of our email (faculty and staff only). We are an O365 school and we know that the Outl...
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  • Cipher List for bb-config.properties

    Hey there team/fellow BB administrators,   I'm fairly new to the realm of BB support and am just learning the ropes, but I have been tasked with finding a more secure cipher list for our test environment before ...
    last modified by km0082764
  • Show us your course template!

    Similar to Chris Boon's ‘Show us your Blackboard’ post, I was hoping some of you might be kind enough to share some screenshots of your course templates. We’ve been inspired by speakers we’ve s...
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  • Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Recordings

    HI:   Has anyone heard of or experienced BCU recordings disappearing? We looked on the recordings page. One of our faculty member cannot locate his old recordings. However, he admits he may have done something w...
    last modified by michelleae
  • Create a pop up message that shows at log in

    Hi,   We have a very important message that we need to get out to all of our students asap. Onc good way of doing this would be to enable a pop up message that shows when the student logs into Blackboard.  ...
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  • Change menu structure

    I noticed, after the semester has started and courses are already running, that a URL in the menu is broken. Is there a way to update all menus of running courses or would it have to be completed manually in each course?
    last modified by tm0082810
  • Archived courses on SaaS

    Am I correct in assuming that archived courses are stored on our SaaS environment indefinitely?
    last modified by kt0070132
  • SafeAssign Language Expansion Project

    Over the course of this year the SafeAssign team has made improvements to our processing of submissions for non-English languages. We recently announced that we have improved the functionality for Spanish so much that...
    last modified by jh29822
  • Career opportunity - seeking an experienced Learn administrator

    Good Afternoon Sys Admin community! Post University is seeking an experienced Learn administrator.  Details and application available at the link below.  We are primarily interested in candidates withi...
    created by sz0049424
  • Customizing a Course Role for Dean/Program Director

    Good Morning!    I have a question that is somewhat similar to the one found in Best Practice in Customizing a role for Provost?    However, ours is a bit of a different situation. Essential...
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  • Course ID structure for Banner SIS users

    Our SIS is Banner (Ellucian), and our current course ID structure doesn’t include a standardized format for campus, course delivery mode, or information for the type of students in the course (CPD, dual-credit, ...
    last modified by hm28577
  • Everything you wanted to know about announcements but were afraid to ask

    We had some feedback from teaching staff that they worry about what will happen in different circumstances when posting announcements e.g. will an email be sent if I edit the announcement, what happens if I make the a...
    last modified by mdeeprose
  • ID Works Log

    I hope this Community is for Blackboard Connect. I am trying to figure out if ID Wroks has a log. We have had twi instances where the wrong ISO was printed on a students card and I am trying to track down why, Thanks, S-
    last modified by su0078074
  • Collaborate - Any Features in Original Not Yet in Ultra?

    HI, all - We have been running Collaborate Ultra and Original simultaniously for a couple years now and while most instructors have moved to Ultra, we still have about 20% that have yet to move. We're looking to make ...
    last modified by rb36456