Moodlerooms 2.9 Maintenance Pack 1 Release

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    Here's everything you need to know about the Moodlerooms 2.9 Maintenance Pack 1 release.

    Date Available

    The release is available on the following date at 3 AM - 5 AM according to time zone.

    • North America, Central America, and South America, excluding Brazil (Virginia, USA data center) -Clients will be upgraded according to their time zone:
      • Eastern, Amazon and Newfoundland-Labrador time zones: February 4th, 3 AM - 5 AM ET
      • Central time zone: February 4th, 3 AM - 5 AM CT
      • Mountain and Pacific time zones: February 4th, 3 AM - 5 AM PT
    • Europe, Middle East, and Africa (Amsterdam, NL data center): February 4th, 3 AM - 5 AM GMT
    • Asia Pacific, excluding Australia and New Zealand (Singapore data center): February 4th, 3 AM - 5 AM SGT
    • Australia and New Zealand (Sydney, AU data center): February 4th, 3 AM - 5 AM AEST
    • Brazil (Rio de Janeiro data center): February 4th, 3 AM - 5 AM BGT

    Downtime will be required for your production AND non-production sites during this window.

    Non-Production Sites Upgrade Schedule

    To improve the quality of the upgrade process and shorten the production upgrade window, non-production (sandbox) sites will be upgraded on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, between 8 AM - 5 PM EST.

    Plugin Reviews and Updates

    Updates to plugins you are already using will be made available on your site automatically; you do not need to request it. Plugins you are not already using will not be available automatically and will need to be requested in a support ticket.

    Updated Plugins

    • Kaltura® - 2015122708
    • McGraw-Hill® AAIRS - 2015051104
    • Scantron Class Climate® - 2015062301
    • Turning Technologies® - 2015070800
    • Turnitin® Moodle Direct (V2) - 2016011101

    Bug Fixes and Minor Enhancements

    • General Features
      • Added Traditional Chinese translation
      • Resolved Lori API calls from Publisher cloud failing with a 400 Bad request
      • New: Updated translations
    • Advanced Forum
      • Resolved error displaying when listing groups in Advanced Forum
      • * Added "Post a copy to all groups" checkbox option to Advanced Forums consistent with Moodle Forums
    • Campus Vue Integration
      • * Resolved CampusVue attendance automated export format changing after 2.9 upgrade
    • Folderview
      • Resolved ability to delete sections not available in folderview
    • Joule Grader
      • Resolved Joule Grader comments taking excessive time to process
    • Joule Reports
      • Resolved question mark in Admin Reports SQL throwing error
    • Moodle Core
      • Added Moodle Core 2.9.4 Security Fixes
      • MDL-52078: Resolved Natural Aggregation -Student view of grades not matching the teacher's view
      • MDL-51483: Resolved inserting media in assignment via "online text" causes page to cease loading
    • Personalized Learning Designer
      • Resolved release code restriction being case sensitive
    • Snap
      • Resolved focus not properly providing visual cues
      • Resolved Page/Book module titles displaying after description
      • Resolved single section at a time mode displaying improperly in Snap
      • Resolved conditional flag and restricted information on activity/resource displaying for student even though the restrict access conditions were met
      • Resolved editing is turned off automatically when assignment is added in snap folder view course
      • Resolved screen Reader not announcing content changes in "Next Section"
      • Resolved students unable to print book
      • * Resolved a conditionally restricted asset link with no anchor being rendered as a broken link in Internet Explorer
      • * Added media object focus indicator when navigating with a keyboard
      • * Resolved focus and linking of "Move here" link when navigating with a keyboard
    • Third Party Plugins
      • Resolved Attendance grade update triggering when settings changed

    Release notes marked with a star ( * ) were added after the original announcement on February 2, 2016.