12 Apr 2012
Groupcall Emerge is an innovative app for iPhone, iPod, iPad and Andriod devices that enables schools to have an up to the minute copy of SIMS data on a hand held device.…
30 Mar 2012
The Microsoft Remote Desktop application is usually installed with all Microsoft Windows operating systems.  It is used to connect to a remote computer, such as the scomis Terminal Server or another server/computer…
20 Mar 2012
Read this FAQ before installing the Scomis Encryption Service Software onto any HP Powerbook S-series laptops. We have had problems with the software conflicting with the pre-installed HP tools for data security…
2 Mar 2012
**************************************** Important Update **************************************** This connector has been updated with v5 - please visit http://www.scomis.org/go/hosted **************************************** Important Update **************************************** . . .   . . .   . . .   . . .…
3 Feb 2012
Publishing / Uploading Assessment or Profiles Reports to SLG  The process of uploading reports generated in either Profiles or SIMS Assessment will need to be managed carefully. The process is described below.…
25 Jan 2012
Sometimes, although your mouse has been configured to work for a left handed user, when logging in to SIMS Terminal Server, the settings are lost. If this is the case, downloading and…
9 Nov 2011
Schools who use the Scomis Hosted Applications Service must use the SWGfL smart host for sending email notification messages for BACS payments.  Schools will not be able to use their own hosted…
20 Oct 2011
Our Server 2008 Terminal Server platform has been enabled with a truly Printer independent Driverless solution called Screw Drivers.  The product removes many of the restrictions surrounding host based printers. You will need to…
19 Oct 2011
This faq details how we backup the Hosted Application Service The whole platform is backed up into the Scomis Remote Backup Service  giving you a daily backup for 30 days with a…
11 Oct 2011
NOTE: the information below is no longer relevant, all schools now have access to their own PSFADMIN account, if they request assistance with the audit they may simply need to be advised…
26 Sep 2011
To run a manual backup of your PC or server using the Scomis remote backup service, simply do the following. Right mouse click on the system tray icon in the bottom right…
8 Sep 2011
Terminal Server (Remote Desktop) crashes and closes the Terminal Server connection. Details of the fault may include "faulting module sdrdp5.dll" ScoMIS have identified that the problem is caused by our Driverless Printing…
7 Sep 2011
The term SIMS External Connector applies to Schools who have a third party application installed somewhere in their school that needs to access SIMS data that is stored on the Scomis Hosted…
Don't panic! When the Teachers to Parents application displays an error message with text similar to "pupil killed", what this really means is that the software hasn't been able to grab the…
1 Sep 2011
Version Six of the backup client application has introduced the ability to track changed files using the NTFS Change Journal. This option can help where the time taken building the backup selection…
22 Jul 2011
Homework in SIMS.net and Learning Gateway It is now possible for Homework to be recorded in SIMS and this viewed by parents in SIIMS Learning Gateway. This is a cost option from…
5 Jul 2011
**************************************UPDATE************************************** Microsoft has now released free RDP Clients for OSX and iOS which Scomis now support for connecing to our services, Please see http://faq.scomis.org/kb11320/ for more information on connecting to our Hosted…
21 Jun 2011
Affected Products Learning Gateway 2 AD Provisioning Service Advice In order to unconsolidate a user you must have version 7.122 of SLG and ADPS (August 2009 release) or later. Only a site…
7 Apr 2011
Please complete this data collection sheet after you have placed your order for SLG: SLG Implementation Data Collection Sheet Once completed please email it as an attachment to scomis@devon.gov.uk   Last Reviewed:…
SLG Customer requirements / Pre-Requisites for Schools hosting their own Sims Data Non Technical Each School needs to identify a lead user This person should have a working knowledge of Sims and…
18 Feb 2011
**************************************UPDATE************************************** https://gateway.scomis.org has been replaced with our new connector. Please download the connector from http://www.scomis.org/go/hosted instead of following this faq. **************************************UPDATE**************************************