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Release Notes for Software Updates

Looking for more information about Software Updates? Go to the Software Updates overview page.

The Software Updates Building Block handles Blackboard Learn's Cloud Management and Software Updates administrative tools.

Software Updates

  • Latest Version:
    • 3.9.2 for Blackboard Learn 9.1 October 2014 and later
    • 3.8.13 for Blackboard Learn 9.1 Service Pack 12 to April 2014
  • Launch Date: March 3, 2015
  • License Requirement: None

Versions and Installation Order

The building blocks will be released through Software Updates on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 12 p.m. US Eastern (GMT -5). A new version of Software Updates will appear as building block updates in the Software Updates module within 24 hours. If needed, the building blocks may also be downloaded from Behind the Blackboard.

Managed Hosting Clients: Managed Hosting clients should create a case on Behind the Blackboard to schedule the recommended server restarts after the Building Block is updated. To expedite the scheduling process please include a desired day and time for the restarts to begin.

Resolved Issues

  • LTI launch fails due to missing oauth_consumer_key


Download the Software Updates Building Block. The building block is grouped with Social Learning Tools on Behind the Blackboard.