Respondus Lockdown Browser Student Guide for Mac Users

Respondus LockDown Browser (RLDB) is a locked browser for taking quizzes in Moodle. It prevents you from printing, copying, going to another URL, or accessing other applications during a quiz. If a Moodle quiz requires that Respondus LockDown Browser be used, you will not be able to take the quiz with a standard web browser.

General Steps: 
  1. Open Quiz Activity 
  2. Click Download Link For RLDB
  3. Run Installer
  4. Log into Moodle with RLDB
  5. Go Back to Exam

The Respondus Download Link is Not Formatted. Click on the word "here" to access the browser download link.
Open the RLDB and select, "Rutgers Moodle 2" when asked to "Choose a Server" from the dropdown list.  

See detailed installation instructions below: 

On the course page, a label after the Quiz's name will indicate that RLDB  is required:

The quiz attempt page will appear as usual. Click the "Attempt quiz now" button then click the "Start attempt" button:

A new screen will appear with an unformatted download link.
Very Important -- Click on the word "here" it is the only word with a download link. 

Click "Install Now" on the new page. A file will download. Click the downloaded file to open the folder containing the installer:

The Finder window will open. Locate the Lockdown Browser Installer: 

Follow the instructions given. A screen showing a message that the installation was successful will appear:

Locate the Lockdown in the Applications folder:

Locate the installer link double click to begin the installation:

On the new page select "Rutgers Moodle2" for the server:

If necessary click the "Kill these applications" if RLDB gives a warning:

The Moodle login screen will appear in the Lock Down Browser. Login with your Net ID:

Select the specified quiz activity and the attempt will open: 


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