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Cumulative Update 4 for Blackboard Learn, 9.1 Q4 2018

Date Published: Feb 21,2019


CategoryProduct:Installs & Configurations; Version:Learn 9.1 Q4 2018 (3500.0.0)
Article No.: 000050341

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Blackboard Learn


Announcement Details:

Blackboard is pleased to announce the availability of Cumulative Update 4 for the Blackboard Learn 9.1, Q4 2018 Release (Build: 3500.0.4-rel.19+9180e36).

Resolved Issues:

Cumulative Update 4 for Blackboard Learn 9.1, Q4 2018 includes resolution to the following issues:

  • Custom Language Pack Changes are Reverted After Restart or Upgrade - Article #50351
  • Users Cannot Access SCORM Packages After Course Copy - Article #50159
  • Radio Button for Enable Evaluation Defaults to Yes if Adding an LTI Placement at Course Level - Article #49300
  • Grade Journey Assignment Creation Anonymous Setting is not set - Article #48786
  • Renaming Course Menu Item Link Throws Error - Article #39852
  • WebDav Files Opening in Read Only Mode in Bb Drive - Article #50207
 

Change Management Resources:

  • Self-hosted clients may download the latest build on the Download Files page.
Before applying the Cumulative Update, 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.
  • SaaS Flexible Deployment Option (FDO) clients will receive Cumulative Update 4 on Monday, February 25th to Test environments.  The Production release is scheduled for Thursday, March 14th.


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 2018 CU4 (Build:3500.0.4-rel.19+9180e36)
If you are a self-hosted client on a Blackboard Learn 9.1 release prior to Q4 2017 you will need to upgrade to at least 9.1 Q4 2017 before you can upgrade to Learn 9.1 Q4 2018 CU4.

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: The following paths are supported when upgrading from Blackboard Learn, Release 9.0, Service Pack 7 (Build: 9.0.692.0)
    • Release 9.1, Service Pack 9 (Build: 9.1.90132.0) > Service Pack 12 (Build: 9.1.120113.0) > April 2014 (9.1.201404.160205) > Q4 2015 (Build:9.1.201510) > Q4 2016 (Build:3100.0) > Q4 2017 (Build: 3300.0) > Q4 2018 CU4
  • Blackboard Academic Suite, Release 8.0 or lower:The following paths are supported when upgrading from Release 8.0, Service Pack 7 Hotfix 2 (Build: 8.0.494.35) without needing to upgrade to Release 9.0 first.
    • Blackboard Learn, Release 9.1, Service Pack 9 (Build: 9.1.90132.0) > Service Pack 12 (Build: 9.1.120113.0) > April 2014 (9.1.201404.160205) > Q4 2015 (Build:9.1.201510) > Q4 2016 (Build:3100.0) > Q4 2017 (Build 3300.0) > Q4 2018 CU4
  • 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 2018 GA Release Notes and related documentation.




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