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Portal Building Block for Learn 9.1 October 2014 Release and Later

Date Published: Jan 07,2016

CategoryProduct:Learn Administration; Version:Learn October 2014 (9.1.201410.160373)
Article No.: 000064619
Blackboard Learn
Document Type:
Building Blocks Developer

Document Summary:

The Portal B2 is a newly introduced core B2 for Blackboard Learn that acts as an infrastructure for many other modules. However, the functionality has always existed in Blackboard in the webapps directory. Now, though, it is visible as a B2. It is necessary for Blackboard Learn to function properly. As such, please do not set it to inactive.

The Portal building block contains code which is necessary for other building blocks to function. The Portal B2 in particular interfaces with the Portfolios, Content System, Wikis, and Blogs and Journals.

It is not necessary to upgrade as this is not upgrade-able without a CU or new SP. As such, this is part of the very base of the Learn architecture.

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