All entries tagged about Service Pack

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Service Pack 5 Release Notes/Resolved Issues Released

Relates to: Upgrades, In the News

Blackboard released the Service Pack 5 Release Notes and Resolved Issues list today, although SP 5 is still a few weeks away from being released.  Unlike in previous Service Packs, SP 5 has very few enhancements and no new features - which is very good news.  There are some performance improvements, [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 5:46 PM

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Thursday, December 30, 2010

Course Copy Issues, CougarID in Grade Center, Service Pack 4

Relates to: Known Issues, Tips and Tricks, Upgrades

Course Copy Issues with Package Files If your course uses package files (.zip) and you requested that your course copy after December 15, please double check your package file links. I think we have found a bug in Blackboard where the linked index.htm page copies, but none of the support files, like [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Blackboard 9.1 SP 3 Upgrade Successful, About SP 4

Relates to: System Status, Upgrades

Upgrade to Blackboard 9.1 SP 3 Our upgrade to Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 3 was a success. It took much less time than anticipated and we were back online before 1:00 PM. Since Blackboards is now including bug fixes along with enhancements, we do have a few new features to mention. Here [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Monday, November 29, 2010

Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 3, Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 4

Relates to: System Status, Upgrades

Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 3 Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 3 is due to be released tomorrow and in the draft copy of the Release Notes, there are several feature enhancements mentioned. Here are a few of the notable ones: Adaptive Release and Early Warning System rules can be applied using calculated [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Blackboard 9.1 SP 2 Upgrade Successful

Relates to: Known Issues, Upgrades

The upgrade was completed successfully around 3:00 PM today. Everything went well, with one pointed exception: the chat server still won't function. Cassie found a new known issue that seems to be related to the chat server. This known issue isn't slated to be fixed until Serivce Pack 4 which most [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Upgrade to Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 2 Scheduled, Autumn Pilot Participants

Relates to: Pilot, System Status, Upgrades

I've had enough participants express a desire to move to Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 2 that I don't feel we need a formal vote. To reiterate, Service Pack 2 does not include any substantial interface/feature enhancements - it is mostly bug fixes. Here are some of the issues that we were [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Friday, August 6, 2010

Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 2 Released

Relates to: In the News, Upgrades

Blackboard released a draft version of the Release Notes for Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 2 yesterday morning. Blackboard 9.1 SP2 is expected to be officially released in about two weeks. Unlike Blackboard 9.1 SP1, which had several features enhancements and caught us a little off guard, Bb 9.1 SP2 is all about [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Friday, June 18, 2010

More about Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 1, Future Upgrades, Tutorials

Relates to: In the News, Upgrades

Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 1 I mentioned it last night, but we are on Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 1 which is a more recent version than Blackboard 9.1 Hotfix 1. Now, in the past, Service Packs have primarily been about fixing bugs and I am all about having bugs fixed. In fact, Service [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 1 Online

Relates to: Pilot, Upgrades

We have successfully been upgraded to Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 1. Service Pack 1 added a few additional enhancements that Mary and I are still exploring. We will be testing them and will send out additional information tomorrow regarding these enhancements - so stay tuned! Everything went very smoothly. All courses are intact. [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 2:47 PM

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Blackboard 9.0 SP3 Issues, Blackboard 9.1, Self-Paced Online Orientation, Archive!

Relates to: Known Issues, Pilot, Upgrades

The upgrade was completed as scheduled last night and we are now on the latest version of 9.0 (9.0.539.0 to be specific). There is some good news and some bad news: Good News :-) Students no longer have to click "Attach File" when they want to submit an assignment. Now it works just [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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