March 10, 2016: BbLearn Maintenance

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

Kaltura B2

NOTE: see rolling restarts later in the day.

What's New In Version 5.0.44

This version resolves:

  • Mashup plays are now included in the Media Gallery analytics.
  • The problem that occurred when "copying course" was checked and "Don't copy students' media from the Course Gallery was enabled, has been fixed.
  • Graded items can now be opened on IE11 and Edge browsers.
  • The UI issue that occurred when there was more than one Kaltura mashup has been resolved.
  • The "clear all metadata" option in the old BSE is now working poroperly.
  • The Partner ID should be sent as a consumer key.
  • The LTI Administrator role has been added to the role mapping table.
  • A tooltip has been added to show longer descriptions of mashup entries in the new BSE.

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.
  • The previous BSE does not display long description tooltips.

Limitations:

  • The BlackBoard Learn 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.

What's New In Version 5.0.43

This version resolves:

  • The migration script now migrates entries that were marked as "featured media".

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:

  • The BlackBoard Learn 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

What's New In Version 5.0.41

This version resolves:

  • A notification message was added when trying to leave the migration page while it is running.
  • The issue causing the migration to fail on unique entries has been resolved.
  • The issue causing courses to appear as unavailable in My Media when publishing 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:

  • The BlackBoard Learn 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.

Kaltura Release Notes.

Proctorio

Proctorio is an automated software that provides a scalable, cost effective solution to validating a student’s identity and activity during an online exam.

More info here.

Collaborate Watchdog Script

Several courses have experienced "missing" Collaborate recordings. This script will assist support staff in quickly catching and fixing those issues as they arise.

Database drive replacement

Database administrators used this maintenance window to replace a drive on lmsdb1. No downtime resulted from this, but the change was scheduled to ensure maximum service availability.