Troubleshooting Panopto Authorization Error in PlayPosit

Panopto Authorization Error

Authorization Error: “Panopto authorization needed in order to view this bulb. Please login to your Panopto account, or make sure you have an already validated Panopto session in order to continue.”

This error means that the Panopto video is restricted or unlisted.

  • Select “Click to sign in and play video.”
  • Enter your NetID credentials in the login window.
  • Refresh the page.

If this message loops and you still cannot sign into Panopto to view the video, select UA Tools > Panopto in the course nav bar. This will authenticate you in Panopto to give you proper access. Then, return to the course site, refresh the page, and try playing the bulb again.

D2L navigation showing the UA Tools dropdown menu. Panopto is the second option in the dropdown.

If you still see the error, please make sure third party cookies are enabled in your browser.

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See PlayPosit's article about viewing bulbs with Panopto videos here for more info. 

Last Updated:
Monday, February 20, 2023