After upgrading to version 5.3 of the Scomis Hosted Apps connector (to access your hosted SIMS account) you may wonder what has changed…
|New Short cut – users upgrading from the SIMS Terminal Server shortcut will notice the name and icon of the desktop shortcut has changed:|
|Carrier Neutral Connectivity – the new connector will enables Scomis to provide access to hosted services through a second internet service provider in the event of an incident affecting our primary provider.
|Additional Firewall Requirements – To gain the benefit of this there are important changes to our connectivity requirements which require action by your school. Please ask your ICT team to action the changes relevant to your school:|
|Service Status – visual indicator of our service status, in the event of a known problem or upcoming planned maintenance the icon will change to; Amber (Service is impacted), Red (Service is unavailable) or Blue (Planned Maintenance). These will updates will provide a clickable link taking you to a description of the notification.|
|Connect Drives – this menu option has been moved to the options menu and been enabled by default|
|Simplified Troubleshooting – a detailed log file is available to assist in troubleshooting connectivity issues|
|Previous Enhancements – This version includes all improvements found in v5.1 which are documented here:||http://faq.scomis.org/kb11844|