Use the following steps to install the Webex Education Connector in Blackboard Learn release 3400.5.0-rel.12+393c117. A Blackboard Administrator must complete the installation.


Configure your Cisco Webex Site to allow the Webex Education Connector integration:

  • For sites managed in Cisco Webex Site Administration, sign in to Webex Site Administration and go to Configuration > Common Site Settings > Options.

  • For sites managed in Cisco Webex Control Hub, go to the customer view in, then go to Services, and under Meeting, select Sites. Choose the Webex site to change the settings for, click Configure Site, and then under Common Settings, select Site Options.


Scroll to Allow the following URL domain names and enter separated from the other domain names by a comma.


Open a new tab in your browser, navigate to:, and enter the following information:

  • Full name—Enter your first and last name.

  • Email—Enter your administrator email address.

  • Institution—Enter the name of your institution.

  • Webex site—Enter the information in your Webex URL before If your site URL is, then enter myschool.

  • LMS ...—Select Blackboard from the drop-down list.

  • Blackboard Site Domain—Enter the URL of your Blackboard site. For example,

  • Blackboard Site Timezone—Select the time zone of your Blackboard site from the drop-down list.


Select Next, and take note of the Your Consumer Key, Your Shared Secret, Your LTI Launch URL, and Your Application ID.


Sign in to Blackboard as an administrator, and go to System Admin > Integrations > REST API Integrations > Create Integration.


Enter the following information:

  • Application ID—Use the Application ID generated in Step 4.

  • Learn User—Enter the administrator user name.

  • End User Access—Select Yes.


Return to Blackboard, and go to System Admin > Integrations > LTI Tool Providers > Register Provider Domain.


Enter the following information:

  • Provider Domain—Enter

  • Provider Domain Status—Select Approved.

  • Default Configuration— Select Globally.

  • Tool Consumer Key—Enter the Your Consumer Key from Step 4.

  • Tool Shared Secret—Enter the Your Shared Secret from Step 4.

  • Send User Data—Select Send user data over SSL.

  • User Fields to Send—Check the following options:

    • Role in Course

    • Name

    • Email Address

  • Allow Membership Service Access—Select Yes.

Select Submit


Hover over the installed Provider name ( and click the arrow.


Select Manage Placements > Create Placements.


Enter the following information:

  • Label—Enter Webex.

  • Handle—Enter Webex.

  • Availability—Select Yes.

  • Type—Course tool. Select Student or Non-student.

  • Tool Provider URL—Enter

  • Tool Provider Key—Populates from the initial setup.

  • Tool Provider Secret—Populates from the initial setup.


Select Submit.


To enable the Webex Education Connector in a course, open the course, hover over +, and go to Create > Tool Link.


Complete the Link options:

  • Name—Enter your name.

  • Type—From the drop-down, select the label name from step 11.


Select Available to Users.


Select Save.