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Q2 2016 Installer Confusion

Question asked by dave.sharples on Apr 26, 2016
Latest reply on May 18, 2016 by mdeeprose

Hi, just looking at the installer for Q2 2016 release and it is somewhat different from previous versions and asks questions that I don't know the answer to.


You need to provide a value for this item




however, I have no idea what the value of that is, the existing password in is a hash value and it is not a question previous installers ever asked for so we have no record of it.


For those who haven't seen the new installer, the docs are here Blackboard Learn 9.1 Q2 2016 Installer - Blackboard Help


I imagine if someone wrote a little tool to extract the values from bb-config and populated this new text file they would be a hero as I imagine it is going to be quite error prone copying it manually.


Also there are some values listed in the table which arent in the sample properties file on that page. Unsure if that means they aren't needed or it's an omission (e.g bbconfig.cs.db.cms-user.pass and