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Cumulative Update 6 for Blackboard Learn, 9.1 Q4 2016

Date Published: Nov 24,2017


CategoryProduct:Installs_and_Configurations_Learn; Version:Learn_9_1_Q4_2016_3100_0_0_rel_107_401e
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Blackboard Learn


Announcement Details:

Blackboard is pleased to announce the availability of Cumulative Update 6 for Learn 9.1, Q4 2016 Release (Build:3100.0.6-rel.3+cd2a24d). 

All Cumulative Updates for 9.1 Q4 2016 will be using the installer instead of the BbPatch Utility. Please review this entire bulletin for important details regarding installation instructions and contents of this Cumulative Update.

 

Issues Resolved

Cumulative Update 6 for Learn 9.1, Q4 2016 includes resolution to the following issues:
  • Weighted Columns do not Display Values when Calculated as Running Total - Article #47724
  • Grades Marked as Zero Display as a Negative (-0.00) in the Grade Center - Article #47796
  • Error in Course Announcement when Accessed by Non-Enrolled Users - Article #47394

Change Management Resources

  • Self-hosted clients may download the latest build on the Download Files page.
Before applying the Cumulative Update 6, please take a system backup and make sure you have a backup plan in place. The installer is run at the command line, using Gradle, Maven, and an installer properties file. This also requires your system to be down for the upgrade/install. Further installation instructions can be found here.
  • Managed Hosting clients may submit a case on Behind the Blackboard to schedule implementation of this release.

Upgrade Paths for Clients Already on Blackboard Learn, Release 9.1

Existing Blackboard Learn, Release 9.1 clients can upgrade from the following versions to 9.1 Q4 2016 CU6 (Build:3100.0.6-rel.3+cd2a24d) If you are a self-hosted client on a Blackboard Learn 9.1 release prior to Q4 2015 you will need to upgrade to 9.1 Q4 2015 before you can upgrade to Learn 9.1 Q4 2016 CU6.

Upgrade Paths for Clients New to Blackboard Learn, Release 9.1

If you are upgrading from one of the releases listed below, please refer to the Upgrade Center for information to help you plan for this move. There are planning, training, and communication materials available to make this upgrade as smooth as possible. Please reference next steps based on your current release. For those migrating from Blackboard Learn, Release 9.0 or Blackboard Academic Suite, Release 8.0, please ensure you include migrating to a 64-bit environment in your upgrade plans.
  • Blackboard Learn, Release 9.0: You can upgrade to Blackboard Learn, Release 9.1, Service Pack 9 (Build: 9.1.90132.0) from Blackboard Learn, Release 9.0, Service Pack 7 (Build: 9.0.692.0).  You can then upgrade from Release 9.1, Service Pack 9 to Service Pack 12 (Build: 9.1.120113.0) to April 2014 (9.1.201404.160205).  From April 2014, you can  upgrade to Release 9.1, October 2014 or Q4 2015, then to 9.1 Q4 2016 CU6.
  • Blackboard Academic Suite, Release 8.0 or lower: You can upgrade to Blackboard Learn, Release 9.1, Service Pack 9 (Build: 9.1.90132.0) from Release 8.0, Service Pack 7 Hotfix 2 (Build: 8.0.494.35) without needing to upgrade to Release 9.0 first. You can then upgrade from Release 9.1, Service Pack 9 to Service Pack 12 to April 2014 (9.1.201404.160205).  From April 2014, you can  upgrade to Release 9.1, October 2014 or Q4 2015, then to 9.1 Q4 2016 CU6.
  • Blackboard Learning System CE 8.0 and Vista 8.0 Licenses: You must be on Service Pack 6 (Build: 18.0.6.116) to effectively use course conversion capabilities.
  • Blackboard Learn, ANGEL Edition: You must be on any ANGEL 8.0 or ANGEL 7.4 release to effectively use course conversion capabilities.
If you are a self-hosted client on a release that is earlier than Blackboard Learn 9.1 Service Pack 6, and you also use Oracle, there is a pre-upgrade utility that will minimize your downtime during this upgrade. Please consult the 9.1 Service Pack 6 Release Notes and the Readme for the Pre-Upgrade Utility for Oracle for more information on this utility.

For a more detailed explanation of the all the changes and new features included with this release, please reference the 9.1 Q4 2016 GA Release Notes, Previous Cumulative Update Announcements and related documentation.  

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