If you are a Managed Hosting customer, this topic doesn't apply to you.
This topic applies only if your institution licenses content management.
- Login as bbuser to perform the following steps.
- Compress the Blackboard Learn and content management files (if applicable) on the source application server using any compression option. As an example, a zipped tar ball is the compression option. Replace storage with the name of the directory use to store the course files and/or content management files.
tar zcvf ls_courses_files.tgz *
tar zcvf storage_files.tgz *
- Transfer ls_courses_files.tgz to the blackboard_home/content/vi/bblearn directory on the target application server and storage_files.tgz to blackboard_home/content
- Decompress the Blackboard Learn and content management files (if applicable) on the target application server using any decompression option.As an example, the files are unzipped and untarred.
tar zxvf ls_courses_files.tgz
tar zxvf storage_files.tgz
The content management directories must be backed up separately. When installing Blackboard Learn, the location of these directories can be changed.