20 Oct 2021
Scomis are making changes to the External Connector which will add a layer of resiliency to the service.  In addition, to the resiliency, the External Connector Upgrade will also refresh the digital…
7 Jun 2021
To connect to your hosted SIMS / FMS or other Scomis Hosted Application, whether at school or home, you need to download and install the following software - Scomis Hosted Application Connector…
24 May 2021
After upgrading to version v6.16/7 of the Scomis Hosted Apps connector (to access your hosted SIMS account) you may wonder what has changed… Scomis Hosted Connector v6.16/7 release: Version v6.16/7 Connector builds…
6 May 2021
It is possible to connect to the Scomis Hosted Application Service ie hosted SIMS using Apple IOS Android devices and Android devices from home or in school using the Microsoft Remote Desktop…
4 Aug 2020
Introducing the Hosted User Management App The Hosted Applications Service User Management tools have been refreshed, with tighter intergration with SIMS.net as well as adding a few new features.  The aim of…
26 May 2020
The Password Reset utility is available for Hosted Applications users that have been given access to the User Management Shortcuts and is used to reset Hosted Applications passwords as well as disabling…
20 Feb 2020
After an update to the Scomis WebClient software it may be necessary to clear locally cached internet browser files which will remove any references to expired security certificates used on Scomis servers.…
4 Dec 2019
In some cases it may be necessary for a central server to be connected with multiple data centres in order to obtain data from SIMS .net that will be used for Central…
13 Sep 2019
Occasionally the Windows Credentials Store will contain cached Scomis credentials which are no longer valid or are no longer relevant.  The Scomis Credentials Store Tidy tool will delete any Scomis Credential from…
9 Apr 2019
This guide will give you some general advice on how to prepare your workstation for TLS 1.2.  TLS or Transport Layer Security is the encryption that is used to protect your internet…
11 Feb 2019
When configuring an email application to use the Scomis/SWGfL Smart hosts, it is essential that you check that your Domain SPF Record allows Scomis to send email on behalf of your email…
8 Feb 2019
Remote Desktop Web Client is a Microsoft Solution that empowers any modern HTML 5 Standards Compliant web browser to access a Remote Desktop application without the need to install any additional software…
23 Nov 2018
Version 6.xx of the Hosted Applications is entirely written in the Microsoft .net framework and represents a fairly major change to the underlying code of the connector.  The Microsoft .net code allows…
23 Oct 2018
From version v6.10 of the Scomis Hosted connector, it is possible for an administrator to set a registry key that will force the Scomis Hosted Applications connector not to use Pre-Authentication web…
18 Oct 2018
From version v6.10 of the Scomis Hosted connector, it is possible for an administrator to set a registry key that will force the Scomis Hosted Applications connector to always use a gateway…
16 Oct 2018
The Scomis Hosted Applications version 6.08 is a major change in the technology that Scomis use for connecting schools to the Scomis Hosted Applications platform.  This page contains  information about Upgrade Troubleshooting.…
29 Jan 2018
In order to maintain a secure access to the Scomis Hosted Applications Service, it is essential from time to time to update the SSL certificate that is used to encrypt the traffic. …
14 Aug 2017
On completion of the exam results file import any logged errors will be displayed in the Errors dialogue box. Use the information below to help resolve any issues before re-importing the results file.…
17 Nov 2016
How to create an FMS Data Export User In the Autumn 2016 release of FMS the FMS Reviewer account will have been removed and is no longer available for third parties to…
2 Sep 2016
  Scheduled Tasks for SchoolComms: Customers may want to use Scheduled Tasks to update SchoolComms however unfortunately this functionality is currently not supported on a Hosted Environment. This is due to the…
30 Aug 2016
SchoolChooser is an application that allows a single Scomis Hosted Applications user ID and password to be used with multiple schools on the Hosted Platform.  The initial versions of SchoolChooser allowed users…
7 Jun 2016
The Explorer window along with Open and Save dialog boxes features a Favourite Links section.  This essentially contains short cuts to frequent locations.  Normally users can create a shortcut to this location…