How to Configure a Blackboard Server in Respondus

These instructions are specific to configuring a Blackboard server for Respondus.

Step 1

To the right of Blackboard Server, select add new server.

Blackboard Server Configuration

Step 2

An Add New Server Settings window will open. Leave the radio button next to Yes, check for preconfigured server settings. Click Next.

Blackboard New Server Settings

Step 3

On the Preconfigured Server Settings Wizard, enter a name in field 1 (e.g. My Bb Courses). Leave the radio button checked next to Run Connection Test. Click Next.

Blackboard Preconfigured Server Settings Wizard

Step 4

myMason will open. Click on Mason Bb Login.

mymason login

Step 5

After successfully logging into myMason, click on the Close After Login button at the top right corner of the page.

Blackboard Close After Log In

Step 6

Within a few seconds, the Preconfigured Server Settings Wizard will open indicating that the connection test was completed successfully. Click Next.

Preconfigured Server Settings Wizard

Step 7

The Preconfigured Server Settings Wizard will open indicating that the new server settings have been added or updated. Click Finish.

Preconfigured Server Settings Wizard