Log on to FMS with sufficient permissions to manage users. From the menu choose Tools | Manage Users. A window like the one below should appear listing your users of FMS The…
The Scomis_apps database is the new name for P7_Contracts database. This means that the database no-longer contains disposable data and must be migrated to new servers as part of a server move.…
The Scomis backup control program helps to manage the scheduled backup of SQL attached databases. Ensure that a Windows user account called Backup exists on the workstation and is a member of…
4 May 2011
The Common Start Menu is a version of the All Programs that is displayed to every user of the computer. On Windows XP the Common Start Menu folder used to be stored…
Windows 7 is configured to save power by switching off, going into standby or hibernation after a set idle time.  In a Workstation Server environment this would cause problems for remote workstations…
The SIMS Document Management Server stores documents that are created as part of SIMS in a store separate from the SIMS database.  The Document Management Server (DMS) runs as a Windows Service…
The FCRCHPerms application assigned additional permissions in the SIMS .net database that is required for Claims (CLM) to function correctly.  Failure to run the FCRCHPerms application will cause Claims to generate an…
All SIMS and FMS databases need to be attached to the SQL instane using the Capita DBAttach.exe program, as this runs special routines that restores SQL usernames and passwords. Launch DBAttach (usually…
The sco_apps database is used by all of the Scomis applications.  Like the SIMS and FMS databases, it needs to be attached by a specific application to ensure that user ID's and…
3 May 2011
When connecting a hard disk drive to a computer, Windows will automatically assign a drive letter.  However you may need to specifically name a drive to ensure consistency when working with files. Click Start…
The Scomis workstation server shares files across the network using a standard share arrangement. Servers will typically have a WHOLE and PUBLIC folder available for network users to connect to.  These are…
Windows Update is usually configured to check for updates at least once a week.  However you may need to run Windows Update manually from time to time. Click Start Type "Windows Update"…
By default, Windows 7 will not display hidden or system (super hidden) files.  This is done to prevent users from accidentally deleting System files.  However more advanced users may require the ability…