Activities ::: mod_bigbluebuttonbn
Maintained by Fred Dixon, Jesus Federico
Integrate BigBlueButton within Moodle - including record and playback of sessions.

BigBlueButtonBN 2.4.2

Moodle 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11
Released: Tuesday, June 8, 2021, 3:24 AM
2.4.2 (2019101009)
Bug: Fix for issue with bigbluebuttonbn_welcome_default considered not valid (CONTRIB-8435).
Bug: Fix for issue with BBB Server being spammed on calendar dashboard view (CONTRIB-8419).
Bug: Fix for issue with import recording page layout being broken (CONTRIB-8566).
Bug: Fix for issue with activity always visible in the calendar (CONTRIB-8461).
Bug: Fix for regresion on issue with activities are not being listed in Timeline tab of Course overview block (CONTRIB-7377).
Bug: Fix for issue with manager not being able to see import links from all courses (CONTRIB-8489).

2.4.1 (2019101008)
Hot-fix: Patch for issue with Completion caused blocks view to crash (CONTRIB-8551).

2.4 (2019101007)
Bug: Patch for issue with Groups (CONTRIB-8471).
Bug: Patch for issue with Calendar/Event (CONTRIB-8454).
Bug: Patch for adding timestamp to join.
Bug: Fix for issue after bug fixed on BBB post_events script (CONTRIB-7457).
Bug: Fix for check capabilities also in module context (CONTRIB-8371 & GITHUB-315).
Bug: Fix for preventing bugged displays on recordings (GITHUB-321).
Bug: Fix for issue with search on updated recordings only works if page is refreshed (CONTRIB-7700).
Bug: Fix for end session action not always working (CONTRIB-7895).
Bug: Fix for message sending triggered by recordng ready callback hangs (CONTRIB-7905).
Bug: Fix for issue with mod_bigbluebuttonbn\privacy\provider::get_contexts_for_userid (CONTRIB-7915).
Bug: Fix for participation report is not correctly implemented (CONTRIB-7951).
Bug: Fix for "Recordings Only" instances have the feature [Restrict Access] disabled (CONTRIB-7960).
Bug: Fix for missing strings for the new recording formats (CONTRIB-7962).
Bug: Fix for "Moderator by default" setting does not recognise custom roles (CONTRIB-7966).
Bug: Fix for BBB hard-coded dependency on mod_lti (CONTRIB-7969).
Bug: Fix for possible CSRF vulnerability in BBB ajax intermediate script (CONTRIB-7971).
Bug: Fix for BBB add participant module setting doesn't respect group mode/capabilities (CONTRIB-7972).
Bug: Fix for error while creating or updating a BBB activity (CONTRIB-8019).
Bug: Fix for '&' breaks the password when randomly assigned (CONTRIB-8049).
Bug: Fix for validation of recording links fails some times (CONTRIB-8051).
Bug: Fix for problem of List Table Pagination (CONTRIB-8053).
Bug: Fix for improve performance on view (CONTRIB-8157).

Enhancement: Re-brand BigBlueButtonBN to BigBlueButton (CONTRIB-8521)
Enhancement: Update to external.php.
Enhancement: Add default welcome message to settings (CONTRIB-7845).
Enhancement: Add a way to reprocess completion validation (CONTRIB-7917).
Enhancement: Completion by engagement should include configurable metrics (CONTRIB-7919).
Enhancement: BBB should only include core libraries as required (CONTRIB-7970).
Enhancement: Notification should contain link to BBB (CONTRIB-8029).
Enhancement: Corrected problem of Import List Same Course Names (CONTRIB-8052).
Enhancement: Recording parameters in activity form (CONTRIB-8116).
Enhancement: Change the UI for Participants to User/Role Mapping (CONTRIB-8164).

New Feature: -Experimental- Completion should be based on events captured from the live session (CONTRIB-7457).
New Feature: -Experimental- Completion should be extended for supporting engagement (CONTRIB-7908).
New Feature: Configure meeting room from the plugin (CONTRIB-8239).

Version information

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Can be updated from
2.3-beta (2019042000), 2.3-beta (2019042001), 2.3-beta (2019042002), 2.3-beta (2019042003), 2.3-rc (2019042004), 2.3 (2019042005), 2.3.1 (2019042006), 2.3.2, 2.3.3 (2019042008), 2.3.4 (2019042009), 2.4-beta (2019101003), 2.3.5 (2019042010), 2.3.6 (2019042011), 2.4-beta (2019101004), 2.4-rc (2019101005), 2.4-rc (2019101006), 2.4 (2019101007), 2.4.1 (2019101008)
Can be updated to
2.4.3 (2019101010), 2.4.4 (2019101011)
Stable version
MD5 Sum
Supported software
Moodle 3.4, PHP 7.2, Moodle 3.5, Moodle 3.6, Moodle 3.7, PHP 7.3, PHP 7.4, Moodle 3.8, Moodle 3.9, Moodle 3.10, Moodle 3.11

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Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Activities

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder (eg "assignment") in the "mod" subdirectory.
  4. Visit to finish the installation