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SafeAssign Release Notes: July 2014

Release Basics

Building Block Name: SafeAssign

Version: SafeAssign 3.0.12 & 3.1.0 

Date Released: July 28, 2014

Released by:

  • Download using Software Updates. The SafeAssign building block appears as an update in the Software Updates module within 24 hours. 
  • Download the .war file.

To learn more, see Install and Manage Building Blocks.

Minimum Learn Version

Blackboard Learn 9.1 SP9 to SP14 releases only (3.1.0)

Blackboard Learn 9.1 SP8 & earlier releases only (3.0.12)

Resolved Issues

  • Lecturer Unable to view SafeAssign submissions.
  • Student gets "The specified object was not found" error when clicking on some specific SafeAssignments.
  • Relocate logs for 3.x B2 to /usr/local/blackboard/logs/plugins/mdb-sa/

Default State



  • Instructors can use SafeAssign to investigate plagiarism potential in assignment submissions.
  • If allowed by instructors, students can review their own work for plagiarism potential.