July 28, 2016: BBLearn Maintenance

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

Cumulative Update 4

System admins will install an update for our current service pack, along with several B2 updates to support it.

Issues Resolves:

  • A set of security fixes to core features of Learn 9.1. After the issues are released through all supported 9.1 versions through a Cumulative Update or Building Block, a Security Bulletin will be released to provide details on the individual fixes
  • DatasourceCache Cache Storm Causes Activemq Contention
  • Discrepancies in the Calculation of Grades in Download Excel Compared to Grade Center when Display is set to Letter.
  • Hot Spot Selection Coordinates does not Follow the Mouse Pointer Coordinates in Internet Explorer 9.
  • After Session Timeout - TEMPORARY scope is unavailable - raised instead of redirecting to login page.
  • BbCourseOrgModuleAction performance/concurrency problems
  • Needs reconciling shows blank page.
  • Display Condition is not Reflected for Items Within Learning Module for Which Adaptive Release is Applied Until Course Menu Refresh Button is Clicked
  • Attachments in Discussions not Loading for Learners or Faculty
  • Test Completion Status Bar in Tests Float and Cover Test Questions.
  • Users Kicked out of While Taking Exam
  • Editing the Rule Gives an Error when a User Account is Disabled and is part of an Adaptive Release Membership Rule
  • Blackboard Connect full Synchronization Fails with an AccessControlException 
  • Enable AMQ jdbcPersistence on Windows
  • Extra Line Spaces are Added to Bullet Points when Emails are sent out
  • Notification Blocking & General Performance
  • Poor Performance and System Down Events due to Latch Waits Seemingly from Problems with rm_link_target_cc 
  • Announcement Emails Stop Being Sent After ActiveMQ Fail Over
  • Setting up a Shared Folder in the Content Collection Results in Infinite Loop Error
  • Batch Archive Encounters NullPointerException Following Deployment of Patch
  • Downloading Packaged Files Increasing JVM Processing Time
  • Create AMQ's Temp Storage Locally
  • Unable to Access any Content Folders After Applying Update
  • DataStoreDescriptor has unnecessary serialization
  • Client experiencing Performance Issues and Extended User Request Times
  • CourseMembershipDAO.syncAndCheckMasterRecord keeps Coursemembership.WithUser cache ineffective
  • Inefficient Permissions Checking in CourseMembershipDAO loadActiveInstructorsByUser Slows Down My Courses Module loading

Assignment B2

What's New In Version 2.6.1173798

This version resolves:

  • Large number of threads waiting for crocodoc
  • Inline grading stopped working after applying new assignment B2 using a proxy server

Grading B2

What's New In Version 9.10.1171491

This version resolves:

  • Needs Reconciling Shows Blank Page
  • High CPU Utilization on Application Server when Uploading or Accessing files in Courses
  • Check Submissions Option Unchecked when a User Edits Assignments in Legacy SafeAssign Courses
  • Gradecenter Error JSON.parse: Unexpected Character at line 1 Column 1 of the JSON Data Showing in Different Courses

Assessment B2

What's new in version 10.6.1172659

  • Required for compatibility with CU4.

Blackboard-Core B2 

What's new in version 1.0.1172171

  • Required for compatibility with CU4.

auth-provider-LDAP B2 

What's new in version 9.4.1171630

  • Required for compatibility with CU4.

Portal B2 

What's new in version 1.0.1172726

  • Required for compatibility with CU4.

Calliper B2 

What's new in version 1.4.1172930

  • Required for compatibility with CU4.

Goal B2 

What's new in version 1.5.1172931

  • Required for compatibility with CU4.

Enterprise-Survey B2 

What's new in version 1.3.1172553

  • Required for compatibility with CU4.

Evidence Collection B2 

What's new in version 1.4.1172932

  • Required for compatibility with CU4.

Safe HTML Filter B2 

What's new in version 9.6.1170142

  • Required for compatibility with CU4.