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Respondus Monitor Service Notice
Posted by Respondus Support on 25 November 2020 10:58 PM

On November 25 between the approximate times of 6am PST and 10:30pm PST, the Respondus Monitor service experienced significant slowdowns, and eventually, a total outage. This was related to service degradation and failures at the AWS data center in N Virginia.

At the current time, the Respondus Monitor service is fully operational. We will provide a more detailed analysis in the coming days.


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LockDown Browser Moodle Extension Update (Version 2020111900)
Posted by Respondus Support on 24 November 2020 04:48 PM

An update of the LockDown Browser Moodle Extension has been released: version 2020111900.

This update, which is installed by the administrator of a Moodle server, contains minor fixes and improvements.

Administrators can obtain the updated integration by going to Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser.  If there is more than one server profile for your institution, be sure to select the correct one before downloading the extension.


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Respondus Monitor service notice
Posted by Respondus Support on 19 November 2020 07:47 PM

Between 7:35pm and 9:00pm PDT (3:35am - 5:00am GMT) on Nov 19th 2020, the Respondus Monitor service experienced significant slowdowns related to AWS issues in the N Virginia data center. Once AWS resolved the issue, our system returned to normal operation. We have investigated why failover to a different data center didn’t occur as expected during this unique AWS outage, and are implementing a change to prevent this from occurring in the future.


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LockDown Browser for Windows, version 2.0.6.09
Posted by Respondus Support on 02 November 2020 04:45 PM

An update to the LockDown Browser client for Windows has been released: version 2.0.6.09.  This release provides improvements to the Canvas and Blackboard integrations, improved calculator support, plus general enhancements to security.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.09) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be
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Respondus 4 Update (Version 4.0.8.07)
Posted by Respondus Support on 26 October 2020 03:17 PM

An update of Respondus 4 has been released: version 4.0.8.07

This release provides improvements to the Blackboard, Canvas and Moodle integrations, and includes some minor bug fixes.

Full details and patch files can be found here:  https://www.respondus.com/download/respondus40patch.shtml


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LockDown Browser for Mac, Version 2.0.6.09
Posted by Scott Stanley on 21 October 2020 01:09 PM

LockDown Browser for Mac, version 2.0.6.09, has been released.  This release provides improvements to the Canvas and Moodle integrations, plus general enhancements to security.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.09) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown
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LockDown Browser for Mac - Auto Update Notice
Posted by Respondus Support on 13 October 2020 12:44 PM

On October 23, 2020, an update to the “Student Version” of LockDown Browser for Mac (version 2.0.6.09) will be delivered to users with the Auto Update feature.  The update will occur at the start up of LockDown Browser.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser > Additional Resources > Version Information


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LockDown Browser for Mac, Version 2.0.6.08
Posted by Respondus Support on 24 September 2020 03:02 PM

LockDown Browser for Mac, version 2.0.6.08, has been released. This release provides improvements to the Blackboard and Canvas integrations, plus general enhancements to security.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.08) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login >
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LockDown Browser for Mac, Version 2.0.6.07
Posted by Respondus Support on 17 August 2020 11:01 PM

LockDown Browser for Mac, version 2.0.6.07, has been released.  This release provides improvements to Canvas including a fix for Canvas New Quizzes, and other improvements to security.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.07) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login >
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LockDown Browser for Windows, version 2.0.6.08
Posted by Respondus Support on 12 August 2020 04:54 PM

An update to the LockDown Browser client for Windows has been released: version 2.0.6.08.  This release provides improvements to Canvas including a fix for Canvas New Quizzes, and other improvements to security.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.08) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com
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LockDown Browser for Mac, Version 2.0.6.06
Posted by Respondus Support on 21 July 2020 02:55 PM

LockDown Browser for Mac, version 2.0.6.06, has been released.  This hotfix release addresses a splash screen issue and suppresses a browser version warning in Canvas.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.06) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser
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LockDown Browser for Mac, Version 2.0.6.05
Posted by Respondus Support on 20 July 2020 01:59 PM

LockDown Browser for Mac, version 2.0.6.05, has been released.  This release adds support for Canvas New Quizzes plus other minor enhancements. 

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.05) run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser > Additional Resources > Version Information.


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LockDown Browser for Windows and Mac - Auto Update Notice
Posted by Respondus Support on 03 July 2020 07:46 AM

On July 8-9, 2020, an update to the “Student Version” of LockDown Browser for Windows (version 2.0.6.07) and LockDown Browser for Mac (version 2.0.6.04) will be delivered to users with the Auto Update feature.  The update will occur at the start up of LockDown Browser.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser > Additional Resources > Version Information


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LockDown Browser for Windows, version 2.0.6.07
Posted by Respondus Support on 02 July 2020 10:46 AM

An update to the LockDown Browser client for Windows has been released: version 2.0.6.07.  This release includes support for Canvas New Quizzes, symbol keyboard improvements, and security enhancements.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.07) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com >
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LockDown Browser for Mac, Version 2.0.6.04
Posted by Respondus Support on 29 June 2020 02:58 PM

LockDown Browser for Mac, version 2.0.6.04, has been released.  This release provides security enhancements. 

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.04) run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser > Additional Resources > Version Information.


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LockDown Browser for Mac, Version 2.0.6.03
Posted by Respondus Support on 02 June 2020 02:23 PM

LockDown Browser for Mac, version 2.0.6.03, has been released.  This release addresses an issue relating to slow loading of pages, a fix for Blackboard Ultra, plus other minor enhancements. 

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.03) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login
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LockDown Browser for Windows - Auto Update Notice
Posted by Respondus Support on 26 May 2020 11:19 AM

Beginning May 27, 2020, an update to the “Student Version” of LockDown Browser for Windows (version 2.0.6.06) will be delivered to users with the Auto Update feature.  The update will occur upon start up of LockDown Browser.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser > Additional Resources > Version Information


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LockDown Browser for Windows, version 2.0.6.06
Posted by Respondus Support on 19 May 2020 10:40 AM

An update to the LockDown Browser client for Windows has been released: version 2.0.6.06.  This release provides security enhancements.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.06) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser > Additional
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LockDown Browser for Windows - Auto Update Notice
Posted by Respondus Support on 25 April 2020 09:07 AM

Beginning April 25,2020, an update to the “Student Version” of LockDown Browser for Windows (version 2.0.6.05) will be delivered to users with the Auto Update feature.  The update will occur upon start up of LockDown Browser.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser > Additional Resources > Version Information.


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LockDown Browser for Windows, version 2.0.6.05
Posted by Respondus Support on 24 April 2020 11:20 AM

An update to the LockDown Browser client for Windows has been released: version 2.0.6.05.  This release provides security improvements.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.05) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser > Additional Resources >
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LockDown Browser for Windows, version 2.0.6.04
Posted by Respondus Support on 20 April 2020 04:28 PM

An update to the LockDown Browser client for Windows has been released: version 2.0.6.04.  This release provides security improvements.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.04) run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser > Additional Resources > Version Information.


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LockDown Browser Moodle Extension Update (Version 2020041000)
Posted by Respondus Support on 15 April 2020 01:13 PM

An update of the LockDown Browser Moodle Extension has been released: version 2020041000.

This update, which is installed by the administrator of a Moodle server, contains a fix to the copy/paste function when using the built-in spreadsheet feature, plus other minor fixes.

Administrators can obtain the updated integration by going to Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser.  If there is more than one server profile for your institution, be sure to select the
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LockDown Browser for Mac, Version 2.0.6.02
Posted by Respondus Support on 14 April 2020 12:05 PM

LockDown Browser for Mac, version 2.0.6.02, has been released.  This release contains security improvements, a fix for an occasional install script error, plus other minor enhancements. 

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.02) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login
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LockDown Browser for Windows, version 2.0.6.03
Posted by Respondus Support on 24 March 2020 02:59 PM

An update to the LockDown Browser client for Windows has been released: version 2.0.6.03.  This release provides improvements to the live chat support system for Respondus Monitor users.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.03) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login >
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LockDown Browser for Mac, Version 2.0.6.01
Posted by Respondus Support on 23 March 2020 10:59 AM

LockDown Browser for Mac, version 2.0.6.01, has been released.  This release contains support for HTTP authentication, improvements to the live chat support system for Respondus Monitor users, plus other minor enhancements. 

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.01) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at
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