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Safe Assignment Errors

Summary


This document tells you what to do when you get safe assignment errors.
This issue can be displayed various ways:
  • Not logged in
  • Permissions error
  • Unable to locate file

The most common fix is to change your Java permissions.

On a PC

  • Click start menu
  • Click all programs
  • Choose java
  • Click configure java
  • Click Security tab
  • Click Edit Site List
  • Click Add
  • Type https://blackboard.boisestate.edu
  • Click add
  • Click OK
  • Click OK
  • Restart Boise State University Blackboard application

On a MAC

  • Click System preferences
  • Choose java
  • Click Security tab
  • Click Edit Site List
  • Click Add
  • Type https://blackboard.boisestate.edu
  • Click add
  • Click OK
  • Click OK
  • Restart Boise State University Blackboard application

The other fix for the instructor, whenever Safe Assign is not playing nice is:

  • In your Blackboard course site click course tools
  • Click SafeAssign
  • Click SafeAssignments
  • Click Synchronize this course top right

For Assistance

Help Desk (Zone at the ILC):