The file-import command-line tool imports the files and directories from the source path on file system into the destination path in Blackboard Learn. The destination path must already exist. The tool can be used to import directories only, and cannot be used to import individual files. All subdirectories from the source folder are automatically imported as well.

Files cannot be moved by cutting and pasting or copying files in the operating system. You must use the command line tool or the user interface.

Import files and directories

file-import local directory on File System destination directory in Blackboard Learn


file-import.bat "c:\inst files" /institution/blackboard

UNIX /user/local/blackboard /institution/blackboard