Blackboard Ultra LTI 1.3 Integration - Administrator Setup

On June 22nd, the URL for Student Learning & Licensure changed from www.vialivetext.com to sll.watermarkinsights.com. This guide has been updated to reflect that change. 

 

1. From the administrator account for your Student Learning & Licensure (SL&L) organization, click on Settings and then LMS Integrations:

2. Click Set Up to the right of LMS 1 or LMS 2

3. From the LMS dropdown, select Blackboard

4. In the LMS URL box, enter the URL for your institution's Blackboard Ultra environment. Ex: blackboard.livetext.comblackboard.jsu.edu, etc.

5. In the Client ID field in SL&L, enter: 2761a189-689a-4eae-9d14-70a3aa78fb95

7. In the Issuer field, enter: https://blackboard.com
*Please make sure there are no trailing spaces or special characters (such as a "/") at the end of the URL
8. In the Public keyset URL field, enter: https://developer.blackboard.com/api/v1/management/applications/2761a189-689a-4eae-9d14-70a3aa78fb95/jwks.json
9. In the Access token URL field, enter: https://developer.blackboard.com/api/v1/gateway/oauth2/jwttoken
10. In the Authentication request URL field, enter: https://developer.blackboard.com/api/v1/gateway/oidcauth
11. Click Done when you are finished

 


How to get the Deployment ID

1. Log into your Blackboard Ultra administrator account
2. Navigate to the Administrator Tools area and click on LTI Tool Providers
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3. Click Register LTI 1.3/Advantage Tool
4. Enter the Client ID, which is the Application ID that you got above from the support team, and click on the Submit button.
5. On the next screen, copy the Deployment ID and paste it in the Deployment ID field in SL&L
6. Click the ACTIVATE button in SL&L
7. In Blackboard, make the following updates:
  • Select Approved for the Tool Status
  • Select all three checkboxes for User Fields to Send
  • Select Yes for Allow grade service access
  • Select Yes for Allow Membership Service Access
8. Click Submit

Placement Creation
1. From the LTI Providers screen in Blackboard, click on the 0 (zero) link displayed under the Placements column corresponding to the SL&L tool provider created above
2. Click the Create Placement button
3. Enter the following to create a placement:

4. Click Submit
5Click the LTI Tool Providers button
6. Click Manage Global Properties
7. Verify that Allow configured tool providers to post grades is enabled, and click the Submit button

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