17 Sep 2015
Sometimes when installing the External Connector you will receive and error asking if the Clock on the computer is incorrect and the install will fail. To resolve this check the following: See if a…
25 Feb 2015
An updated version of AutoUpdate is now available. The new version runs as a Windows Service which has sufficient access permissions to check and update the installed SIMS .net applications folder. This…
7 Oct 2014
SIMS.ini is used be the Capita SIMS .net and related applications to store the file paths and settings used by the application and software updaters. It is always located in the C:\Windows…
The HOSTS file is a method of bypassing Domain Naming Services (DNS) for host lookups.  It is often used to identify local network computers or to redirect/fake the address of another computer.…
25 Sep 2014
Schools who use Third party applications that integrate with SIMS .net will gradually transition to the Scomis VPN version of the External Connector.  This solution uses OpenVPN to create a secure connection…
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…