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Installation and Configuration Guide for Collaborate with the Ultra experience LTI integration and Canvas

Date Published: Aug 16,2017


CategoryProduct:Help & FAQs; Version:Ultra Experience
Article No.: 000041093
Product:
Collaborate - Web Conferencing
Document Type:
Administrator Documentation

Document Summary:

This article is written for Canvas administrators and describes how to configure a Canvas instance to use Collaborate with the Ultra experience via an LTI integration.

Document Details:

This section describes two methods on how to configure your Canvas LTI course navigation tool for Collaborate with the Ultra experience.

METHOD 1 : Using XML
  1. Log in to Canvas as an account administrator.
  2. On the top navigational menu, choose Courses > Managed Accounts. Select the account that contains all the courses for which you are enabling Blackboard Collaborate.
  3. In the toolbar on the left, click Settings.
  4. Select the Apps tab
  5. Click the Add App button.
  6. In the Name field, enter Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.
  7. In the Consumer Key and Shared Secret fields, enter the consumer key and shared secret that you received from Blackboard Collaborate.
  8. Set Configuration Type to Paste XML.
  9. In the Paste XML Here field, enter the Appropriate XML text shown below.
  10. Click Save Tool Settings.
​When you are viewing a course, you should now see Blackboard Collaborate Ultra listed in the left toolbar. Click Blackboard Collaborate Ultra to launch the web conferencing LTI tool.

​​Please note, XML will vary by region.  All 4 regions are listed here.  Pick the one that corresponds to the region on which you are hosted:

 US (Virginia) - hosted
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<cartridge_basiclti_link xmlns="http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticc_v1p0"
    xmlns:blti = "http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imsbasiclti_v1p0"
    xmlns:lticm ="http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticm_v1p0"
    xmlns:lticp ="http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticp_v1p0"
    xmlns:xsi = "http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
    xsi:schemaLocation = "http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticc_v1p0
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/lti/ltiv1p0/imslticc_v1p0.xsd
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imsbasiclti_v1p0
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/lti/ltiv1p0/imsbasiclti_v1p0.xsd
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticm_v1p0
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/lti/ltiv1p0/imslticm_v1p0.xsd
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticp_v1p0
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/lti/ltiv1p0/imslticp_v1p0.xsd">
    <blti:launch_url>
https://us-lti.bbcollab.com/lti
  </blti:launch_url>
    <blti:title>Blackboard Collaborate Ultra</blti:title>
    <blti:description>Web Conferencing</blti:description>
    <blti:extensions platform="canvas.instructure.com">
    <lticm:property name="privacy_level">public</lticm:property>
    <lticm:options name="course_navigation">
        <lticm:property name="url">
https://us-lti.bbcollab.com/lti
        </lticm:property>
        <lticm:property name="enabled">true</lticm:property>
    </lticm:options>
    </blti:extensions> </cartridge_basiclti_link>


CA (Montreal) - hosted
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<cartridge_basiclti_link xmlns="http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticc_v1p0"
    xmlns:blti = "http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imsbasiclti_v1p0"
    xmlns:lticm ="http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticm_v1p0"
    xmlns:lticp ="http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticp_v1p0"
    xmlns:xsi = "http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
    xsi:schemaLocation = "http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticc_v1p0
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/lti/ltiv1p0/imslticc_v1p0.xsd
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imsbasiclti_v1p0
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/lti/ltiv1p0/imsbasiclti_v1p0.xsd
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticm_v1p0
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/lti/ltiv1p0/imslticm_v1p0.xsd
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticp_v1p0
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/lti/ltiv1p0/imslticp_v1p0.xsd">
    <blti:launch_url>
https://ca-lti.bbcollab.com/lti
  </blti:launch_url>
    <blti:title>Blackboard Collaborate Ultra</blti:title>
    <blti:description>Web Conferencing</blti:description>
    <blti:extensions platform="canvas.instructure.com">
    <lticm:property name="privacy_level">public</lticm:property>
    <lticm:options name="course_navigation">
        <lticm:property name="url">
https://ca-lti.bbcollab.com/lti
        </lticm:property>
        <lticm:property name="enabled">true</lticm:property>
    </lticm:options>
    </blti:extensions> </cartridge_basiclti_link>


EU (Ireland) - hosted
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<cartridge_basiclti_link xmlns="http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticc_v1p0"
    xmlns:blti = "http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imsbasiclti_v1p0"
    xmlns:lticm ="http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticm_v1p0"
    xmlns:lticp ="http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticp_v1p0"
    xmlns:xsi = "http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
    xsi:schemaLocation = "http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticc_v1p0
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/lti/ltiv1p0/imslticc_v1p0.xsd
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imsbasiclti_v1p0
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/lti/ltiv1p0/imsbasiclti_v1p0.xsd
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticm_v1p0
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/lti/ltiv1p0/imslticm_v1p0.xsd
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticp_v1p0
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/lti/ltiv1p0/imslticp_v1p0.xsd">
    <blti:launch_url>
https://eu-lti.bbcollab.com/lti
  </blti:launch_url>
    <blti:title>Blackboard Collaborate Ultra</blti:title>
    <blti:description>Web Conferencing</blti:description>
    <blti:extensions platform="canvas.instructure.com">
    <lticm:property name="privacy_level">public</lticm:property>
    <lticm:options name="course_navigation">
        <lticm:property name="url">
https://eu-lti.bbcollab.com/lti
        </lticm:property>
        <lticm:property name="enabled">true</lticm:property>
    </lticm:options>
    </blti:extensions> </cartridge_basiclti_link>

 

AU (Sydney) - hosted
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<cartridge_basiclti_link xmlns="http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticc_v1p0"
    xmlns:blti = "http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imsbasiclti_v1p0"
    xmlns:lticm ="http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticm_v1p0"
    xmlns:lticp ="http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticp_v1p0"
    xmlns:xsi = "http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
    xsi:schemaLocation = "http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticc_v1p0
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/lti/ltiv1p0/imslticc_v1p0.xsd
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imsbasiclti_v1p0
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/lti/ltiv1p0/imsbasiclti_v1p0.xsd
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticm_v1p0
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/lti/ltiv1p0/imslticm_v1p0.xsd
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/imslticp_v1p0
    http://www.imsglobal.org/xsd/lti/ltiv1p0/imslticp_v1p0.xsd">
    <blti:launch_url>
https://au-lti.bbcollab.com/lti
  </blti:launch_url>
    <blti:title>Blackboard Collaborate Ultra</blti:title>
    <blti:description>Web Conferencing</blti:description>
    <blti:extensions platform="canvas.instructure.com">
    <lticm:property name="privacy_level">public</lticm:property>
    <lticm:options name="course_navigation">
        <lticm:property name="url">
https://au-lti.bbcollab.com/lti
        </lticm:property>
        <lticm:property name="enabled">true</lticm:property>
    </lticm:options>
    </blti:extensions> </cartridge_basiclti_link>

METHOD 2 : Using the Blackboard Collaborate App available in App Center

       1. Open Course
       2. Click on Settings>Apps tab and open View App Configurations
          View App Config
       3. Open View App Center
           View App Center
       4. Search for 'Blackboard Collaborate' on the search box and select Blackboard Collaborate app to open it 
           Search BbCollab App
       5. Click on Add App 
            Add apps
       6. Enter the necessary configuration information>check/enable 'Show in Course Navigation' and  finally, click on Add App once it is done.
            config set up Ultra
  • In the Name field, enter Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.
  • In the Consumer Key and Shared Secret fields, enter the consumer key and shared secret that you received from Blackboard Collaborate.
  • In the Enter Course Nav Link Text, enter Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.
  • For Launch URL, choose one from the below url that corresponds to the region on which you are hosted:  
                  US (Virginia):  https://us-lti.bbcollab.com/lti
                  CA (Montreal):  https://ca-lti.bbcollab.com/lti
                  EU (Ireland):  https://eu-lti.bbcollab.com/lti
                  AU (Sydney):  https://au-lti.bbcollab.com/lti


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