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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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