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How do I solve problems with external programs when using Brightspace?

When you are using Brightspace, problems can occur with integrated external programs such as Kaltura (for example: the program does not open or work properly).  Oftentimes this has something to do with your browser's settings, specifially setting concerning third party cookies and iframes.

Using Safari
Using Microsoft Edge
Using Google Chrome
Using Pulse

Using Safari

On a Mac

If you access Brightspace using Safari, you can easily solve the issues with external apps by tweaking the cookie settings. By enabling cookies in Brightspace, the browser can now open and use the external apps.

  • Open Safari.
  • Click Preferences in the Safari menu.
  • Click Privacy.
  • Make sure the option Block all cookies is deselected.

On an iPad or iPhone

  • Click Settings.
  1. Go to Safari.
  2. Search on the right for Block All Cookies and make sure this option is deselected.

If have any questions you can always contact your faculty's ICT support person or send an email to brightspace@ru.nl  / 1loket.rha@radboudumc.nl.

Using Microsoft Edge

  • Open the browser.
  1. Click the three dots.
  2. Click Settings/Instellingen.
  1. Click Privacy & security.
  2. For Cookies, select: Don't block cookies.

Using Google Chrome

  • Open the browser.
  1. Click the three dots at the top right to open the menu.
  2. Click Settings.
  1. Click Privacy and security.
  2. Click Cookies and other site data.
  • Make sure Block third-party cookies is not selected.

Using Pulse

If you visit Brightspace using Pulse, there is no easy way to fix issues with external apps. In this case, we advise you to use a mobile web browser (not Safari) to use external apps such as Kaltura.