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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Firefox 23 and Missing Videos

Relates to: Known Issues, Tips and Tricks

Firefox 23's new active mixed content blocking is causing issues in Blackboard with embedded videos from YouTube and Kaltura (and I am sure countless others).  Here are two quick-and-direct knowledge base entries on how to disable this feature temporarily and permanently in Firefox 23. How to Permanently Disable Mixed Content Blocking in [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:05 PM

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Kaltura Servers Issues on Campus

Relates to: System Status

Starting around 11:30 AM today, the Kaltura servers were inaccessible on-campus preventing users from accessing videos and audio files on Kaltura. This means that: Students and faculty cannot view Kaltura videos Faculty cannot access the My Media tab Faculty cannot embed new videos into their course Faculty cannot upload new videos into My Media Camtasia Relay [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:20 PM

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Kaltura Building Block Updated

Relates to: System Status, Known Issues

At 11:30 AM this morning, UC installed a patched version of the Kaltura Building Block.  Joel tested the functionality of this building block on the clone system using several different browsers and using both student and instructor roles. Please let us know ASAP if you receive any additional complaints related to Kaltura [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 11:35 AM

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Chat Server being rebooted on Thursday, January 17 at 7:00 AM

Relates to: System Status

Due to high uptime, UC will be restarting the Blackboard chat server on Thursday, January 17 at 7:00 AM.  This means that the chat server (which powers Collaboration>Chat and Collaboration>Virtual Classroom) will be unavailable for approximately 5 to 8 minutes.  No other functions within Blackboard will be affected. Please let me know [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:11 PM

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Changes to Blackboard Student Enrollments

Relates to: Upgrades

With the implementation of the new Blackboard snapshot job over break, there are some changes to the timing of when student enrollments are added in Blackboard. Old Way: In the old snapshot, all active student enrollments were added to all courses when we enabled the enrollments the morning after fee drop. This included [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 2:25 PM

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Archive Spring Courses!

Relates to: In the News

Time to Archive Your Spring Courses! Spring Quarter 2012 Blackboard courses will be disabled on the morning of Monday, July 30th, 2012. We advise all faculty to archive and save your Spring classes prior to Monday [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:04 PM

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Do all of your CSCC links work?

Relates to: In the News

Marketing and Communication announced the removal of the CSCC website name "www2" and change to the name "www" on June 1 and again on June 7. While it was delayed by a few days, the change has been made. Please ensure all the CSCC website links in your Blackboard classes still work! Many of you have links for [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:17 PM

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Do all of your CSCC links work?

Relates to: Tips and Tricks

Marketing and Communication announced the removal of the CSCC website name "www2" and change to the name "www" on June 1 and again on June 7. While it was delayed by a few days, the change has been made. Please ensure all the CSCC website links [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:15 PM

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Monday, June 4, 2012

Blackboard Emergency and Scheduled Downtime

Relates to: System Status

Blackboard Emergency Maintenance Downtime Blackboard will be unavailable early in the morning tomorrow - Tuesday, June 5, 2012 from 12:01 a.m. until 2:00 a.m. - so the University of Cincinnati can perform emergency network maintenance. No changes are being made to the [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 2:17 PM

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Monday, May 21, 2012

Itsc News - Microsoft trying the social network thing with So.CL

Relates to: In the News

Microsoft is trying out a new social network, different from facebook, called Socl. It's main focus is to get you to share your interests and then hook you up with other people based similar, or a platform to post "neat" things you find, that other people may find interested vs "friends" aka [More...]

Posted by Jason Stillion at 5:19 PM

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