Posted January 16, 2013
IT analysts have identified security concerns with Oracle's Java 7 update 10 for Windows PC's. For this reason, CSU recommends that, for now, Windows PC users install Java 6, update 38. See the Windows Java Installation page for information on how to download and install this version of Java.
Posted April 2012
A new Java certificate was installed on RamCT on April 14, 2012. PC and Mac users will likely be prompted to accept a new security certificate from RamCT/Blackboard.
RamCT Blackboard requires Java software for all computer platforms to upload files, manage the Grade Center, and use the Web Equation Editor or Chat tool. There should be only one version of Java on your computer.
Use the most recent Java version provided by Apple. Under System Preferences | System, select Software Update.
The most common Java issues with RamCT Blackboard are:
Note: For users who use the CSU Oracle HR or the Timeclock Approval applet, use Java 1.6 update 38. This version will run in both the Timeclock applet, and the RamCT Bb applets, with Firefox.