Scomis Hosted Application Connector and driverless printing client download (for Hosted SIMS access)

To connect to your hosted SIMS / FMS or other hosted applications whether at school or at home, you need to download and install the following 2 installers –

 

(1) Scomis Hosted Application Connector (v5.40)

(For 32bit or 64bit workstations)

What’s new in this release? http://faq.scomis.org/kb16871/
 
32bit 64bit

(2) Driverless Printing Client (v4.8.03)


Select either the 32bit or the 64bit version

   

Supported Clients

Window Version Notes
Windows 10  Tested from a clean installation of the Connector. Should you upgrade to Windows 10 and have any problems with the Connector please reinstall the Connector from the links above.
Windows 8, 8.1 and 8.1 Update Some users report initial connection problems that can be solved following this http://faq.scomis.org/kb11685
Windows 7 SP1
Windows Vista SP2
Windows XP SP3 Please note Windows XP is no longer a supported operating system. If you are still using Windows XP you should upgrade or replace your computer ASAP.
Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2 and 2012 R2 Update Whilst users can connect from this Server OS we do not support nested sessions, i.e. a user connecting to schools server then connecting from there to the Scomis Hosted Application Service.
Windows Server 2008 and Server 2008 R2 Whilst users can connect from this Server OS we do not support nested sessions, i.e. a user connecting to schools server then connecting from there to the Scomis Hosted Application Service.
Apple OSX / iOS For Apple Macbook Pro, Macbook Air please see: http://faq.scomis.org/kb11320/

For Ipad, Ipad Air & other Apple devices please see http://faq.scomis.org/kb13251/

Android Devices For Android based mobile devices and tablets please follow http://faq.scomis.org/kb16064/
ChromeOS Devices There is currently no Microsoft Remote Desktop Client available for ChromeOS but Scomis are now piloting a HTML5 web based solution with schools. This allows Chromebook users to access the Scomis hosted platform via their Web browser. See http://faq.scomis.org/kb16818/ for further details.

 

If you have been directed to this FAQ to resolve a problem please be aware you need to be an “administrator” in Windows to install software so you may need a member of your IT Support team to install this update for you onto your computer.

School ICT Staff should read the following before deploying the application:

Related FAQs & Known Issues:

Version History

Scomis Hosted Applications

  • 5.00 – Initial release, Full MSI Version, HostedApps = 5.00 Bootstrap = 2013040401
  • 5.06 – Improved Connection testing routines
  • 5.10 – Seamless connectivity / New Connection tester application launched from help menu / Improved bootstrap
  • 5.30 – Carrier Neutral connectivity / Integrated Service Status
  • 5.40 – Resolved Windows 10 Creator update issue

Driverless Printing Client

  • 4.6
  • 4.7.06 –
    • Added – – Support for Dynamic – Virtual Channels, which fixes connection – issues in RDSH and RemoteApp
    • Fixed – Margin – issue with certain paper sizes in MS Office
  • 4.8.0 –
    • Added – Enhanced compression for print data, up to 6x faster printing
    • Added – Switch – to reset printer defaults – after each print job
    • Added – – Log rotation – and size management
    • Fixed – Communication errors with Simplify – License Service
    • Fixed – Services change logging modes without – restart
    • Fixed Margin – and output issues
    • Fixed Xerox printers – forcing wrong paper type
    • Fixed Font selection – issues
    • Fixed Font rotation – issues
  • 4.8.02 – June 2015
    • Improved embedding of temporary and subset fonts
    • fixed possible crash when enumerating irregular fonts
    • fixed issue were client logs could cause mstsc.exe to hang
    • fixed possible BSOD on session logon
    • fixed issue in Server 2012 were connecting an RDP virtual channel would cause an unrecoverable error
    • fixed issue were logging could prevent a process from correctly exiting

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