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The course-role-access-control command-line tool assigns the permissions associated with the file or directory at a given path to a course role. The course must exist in Blackboard Learn, and the path must correspond to an existing file or directory. The grant of no permissions can be specified by using none, for example, to remove all permissions for a given role.

Control course access by role

course-role-access-control file or directory courseID role permission

Valid values for role include Student, Instructor, Teaching_Assistant, Course_Builder, Grader,and Guest.

Valid values for permission include combinations of r – read, w – write, d – delete, and m – manage, or none. Do not include any spaces between the letters. To assign all permissions, use rwdm. To assign read and write permission, use rw. To remove all permissions, use none.


course-role-access-control /institution history100 Instructor rwdm