gateway access (VPN) error after upgrading to Java 7 update 51 or later

Removed 19/08/2016

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Scomis will soon be replacing the https://gateway.scomis.org service with our new Connector which works from home or in school.

Please download the new client from http://faq.scomis.org/kb9079 – once installed you will not need Java on your system to access the service.

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Problem

  • When accessing hosted applications (Sims terminal server) from home you may receive an error if you have recently update to Java 7 update 51.
    JavaError

Workaround

  • Launch the Java settings program via Start > All Programs > Java > “Configure Java”
    cjava

    • On some versions of Windows you can also launch via the control panel
      JavaError2
  • Select the Security TAB
  • Click onto Edit Site List
  • add https://gateway.scomis.org
    JavaError3
  • Click Apply and OK to save the setting
  • Relaunch the https://gateway.scomis.org site to continue to use the service

Details

Solution

  • We are currently piloting an replacement system with a number of schools which we hope to migrate everyone over to in the coming weeks.  Please use the workaround until details of the replacement service have been sent to your school.

 

 

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