The SaaS Virtual Group meets on a weekly basis to collaborate and share their experiences. This group is for Blackboard clients who are either on or planning to move to a SaaS deployment for their Blackboard Learn environment. Meetings are held every Tuesday at 1pm ET via Collaborate. For Asia Pacific clients, meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday each month.
Hello! I received the following update from Support last night: As per Amazon AWS confirmation the upgrade wasn't done today so it will be performed June 18th during their normal Tuesday Amazon Web Services Maintenance starting at 4 AM ET / 8 AM UTC and generally lasting 30 minutes. Just passing that along. Thanks! Heather
Just in case anyone is following this thread: From https://blackboard.secure.force.com/apex/btbb_articleview?id=kAA1O000000TNGo Update: June 19, 2019 Due to unforeseen circumstances, AWS has cancelled the upgrade to Postgres 9.6.11 for all of their clients at this time. More details will follow when we have more information.
Link to Collaborate recording: Bb Collaborate Topics discussed: AWS RDS Postgres Upgrade for SaaS Environments did not go ahead on June 10 and 17. Waiting for more info from AWS about new schedule Recent changes introduced by Continuous Delivery on Ultra Nav tiles - checkout the recording for Kathy's demo Custom Language Pack Displays…(Show moreShow less)
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Please take a few minutes and post what each of you have to do when Blackboard pushes out an update, push, or re-push of a version? What do you have to turn off that has been turned back on? What do you have to turn on that has been turned off? Which modules do you have "re-hide" What privileges do you have to reset? How long does this…(Show moreShow less)
We've been fortunate with our updates -- while there have been the occasional hiccups, we haven't had to reset anything significant. Maybe a tool here and there, but nothing dramatic or chaotic. We have base nav enabled so no modules to hide. Our Original courses do have some extra modules on the Home Page, but things look like they're still in…
As many of your know, there is a bug in 3700.3.0 in the test/staging environments where banner/logo images cannot be updated in the Ultra Base Navigation's Institution page. Article # 000050739 A fix has been created and is currently going through QA. There has been some conflicting information as to how this updated version would be pushed out. …(Show moreShow less)