All entries tagged about SP 5

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Announcement Email Patch + Others Applied

Relates to: Known Issues, Upgrades

Have you ever sent an Announcement as an email and your copy had 100 footers at the bottom which said "This is a system notification sent based on your personal settings and should not be replied to. Click here to view and edit your Notification Settings"?  How annoying! On Tuesday, UC applied [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 9:09 AM

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Copy / Move is Back!

Relates to: Known Issues, Tips and Tricks, Upgrades

In Blackboard 7.3, you were able to copy indiviual items and folders from one course section to another. We were forced to disable this feature in Blackboard 9.1 because of several flaws in the process. Yesterday, we successfully upgraded to Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 5 which corrected most of [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 1:26 PM

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Update Respondus and Studymate!

Relates to: Tips and Tricks, Upgrades

A few weeks ago, Respondus released updates for both Respondus and Studymate so the software would work with Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 5.  On Wednesday, June 15, 2011, we upgraded to Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 5 so you will need to install these updates in order to continue using Respondus [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 1:22 PM

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Upgrade is a Success!

Relates to: System Status, Upgrades

The Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 5 upgrade was a success.  The Blackboard system was restored by 4:15 PM. There are some visual changes in adding modules to the portal (it's easier to find things) and Announcements now lists the Course ID next to the author and the date under the Announcement title. There [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 4:23 PM

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Blackboard Upgrade/Downtime: June 15

Relates to: System Status, Upgrades

We will be installing Service Pack 5 to Blackboard 9.1 in order to correct some feature bugs and improve performance. This upgrade does involve downtime which will affect all Blackboard classes and organizations. The upgrade is scheduled for: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 from 7:00 AM until 4:00 [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 3:07 PM

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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Service Pack 5 Released

Relates to: Upgrades, In the News

Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 5 was released this morning. It has been declared a "bug pack" in that there are very few new or enhanced features - it is mostly fixing bugs. There are more than 120 on the list of Resolved Issues and we're still awaiting the most [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 11:10 AM

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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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