July 30, 2015: BBLearn Maintenance

Standard maintenance window is 5:00 – 8:00 AM every Thursday. BBLearn may be unavailable during this window.

Assessments B2 update

What's new in version 10.6.1166951

This version resolves:

  • Unable to Parse Provided PkId String Error when Adding Short and Essay Questions to Tests.

Grading B2 update

What's new in version 9.10.1164276

This version resolves:

  • Some Values of Three or More Decimal Places Round Down Incorrectly in Grade Center Weighted Columns.

SCORM engine B2 update

What's new in version 2013.4.1164954

This version resolves:

  • Corrupt File in Jar SCORM B2 V2013.4.1160942.

Retention B2 update

What's new in version 1.8.1164954

This version resolves:

  • Command Line Exports Failing due to Deprecated applicationContext.xml

Calendar B2 update

What's new in version 2.5.1166187

This version resolves:

  • Command Line Exports Failing due to Deprecated applicationContext.xml 

Kaltura B2 update

Upgraded to version 5.0.38

Description:

  • These release notes pertain to the Kaltura Video Building Block 5 for Blackboard Learn 9.x, released July, 2015, build 5.0.38. The Kaltura Video Building Block supports the following service packs: April 2014 Release, October 2014 Release.
  • Kaltura Release Notes

What's new in version 5.0.38

This version resolves:

  • Added system role mapping to allow support for non-community engagement license.
  • Additional configuration added to determine whether to allow students to publish content to courses that are not yet available to students.
  • Corrected the text in the Building Block configuration page.
  • Browse, Search and Embed preview window size was adjusted to better fit the player. 
  • The issue causing errors with the tilde (~) sign in the course name has been resolved.
  • The issue causing course names to appear incorrectly when publishing has been resolved.
  • An additional informative error message is displayed when adding the "Featured Media" module to the "My Institution" page.
  • You can configure the root category for migration purposes.
  • The root category text box is removed after migration process begins.
  • Update migration script.
  • The issue causing errors when accessing Media Gallery in IE 10 has been resolved.
  • The issue causing api errors in mashup videos after migration has been resolved.
  • When embedding image/audio via the Mashup tools , "Watch Media"i s now displayed.
  • The issue causing wrong dates to display in Mashup items has been resolved.
  • The issue causing the following exception:"java.lang.NullPointerException" has been resolved.
  • The issue causing the "Media Gallery" icon to not appear in the "Tools" menu has been resolved.
  • The issue that caused an error when using Swedish special characters has been resolved.
  • The issue causing certain users not to be able to access My Media has been resolved.

Known issues:

  • Migrated entries may be labelled with a course name.
  • The WYSIWYG with the font/colors/text configuration may not display correctly when editing on some Android devices.

Limitations:

  • BB Email Announcement of Kaltura media to an external Email - may be sent to a broken link.
  • The full screen display may not work properly on some Android devices.
  • It is not possible to upload captions or thumbnails on mobile devices.

Network change

Installed networking change on the database.