Posted Aug 6, 2014
Oracle released a new version of Java which may need to have some security exceptions added to allow it to work well with RamCT. Specifically, Windows PC instructors may need to add these exceptions to be able to upload multiple files to the Files area. PC and Mac instructors and students need to add these exceptions to use the Chat / Collaboration tool
Posted January 6, 2013
For security reasons, the first time you use a newer version of Java on your computer, you will be prompted to block or Unblock Java access to RamCT. Remember to select UNBlock so Java can communicate with RamCT.
RamCT requires Java software for all computer platforms to upload files and assignments, use the Web Equation Editor or Chat tool. There should be only one version of Java on your computer.
Java updates usually occur automatically. If you need to manually update go the Control Panel on your PC.
Click on the Java Control Panel.
At the top of the window click on the Update tab.
Click on the Update Now button.
Java updates should occur automatically.
If you are running Mac OS X LION (10.7.5 or later) the latest version of Java (version 7 Update 67) you may need to add security exceptions.
Add security exceptions to Java
If you are running Mac OS X 10.6.8, use the most recent Java version provided by Apple.
Under System Preferences | System, select Software Update.
The most common Java issues with RamCT are:
Note: For users who use the CSU Oracle HR or the Timeclock Approval applet, Java 7 update 25 was approved in September 2013. This version will run in both the Timeclock applet, and the RamCT Bb applets, with Firefox.