SIMS Teacher App (re-launch)

About a year ago the school was using SIMS’s Teacher APP, well I say using, it was installed on all of the iPads but the staff didn’t seem to use it; However circumstances have changed, and with the school using “Programmes...

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MIS Autumn 2016 Upgrade

iSIMS Autumn 2016 Full Release (7.172.36) – Now available to download and installTasks: Downloads available via SOLUS 3. (07-11-2016) Confirm which downloads are available and plan deployment sequence. SIMS Autumn 2016 Database only (3.62.574) SIMS Autumn 2016 Full Release (7.172.36)...

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MIS Summer 2016 Upgrade

iSIMS Summer 2016 7.170 now available. (COMPLETED). Scheduled install 01-08-2016Tasks: Downloads available via SOLUS 3. 01-07-2016 Confirm which downloads are available and plan deployment sequence. 04-07-2016 SIMS Summer 2016 Database only (3.62.489) SIMS Summer 2016 Full Release Includes SIMS Summer...

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INCIDENT: SIMS Profile locked out for single Registration Group. [Resolved]

i[Resolved] – Remove the teacher from Supervisor for that class under Pastoral Structure, Save, and add them as the new Tutor Teacher and Save.Photo by WDnet (Pixabay) Wednesday 22-6-2016: I stumbled on to a puzzle half way through entering comments for a single...

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MIS Spring 2016 Upgrade

My upgrade to Spring 2016 for SIMS, FMS and Discover is scheduled for 31st March 2016 Normally the upgrades can be triggered manually because I have experienced problems with automated upgrades in the past, however I’m determined to put some faith into the...

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UPRN (Unique Property Reference Number) for Pupil’s Address

The UPRN is voluntary for this Census, but will mandatory for 2017/18 Censuses. Via: https://myaccount.capita-cs.co.uk/forums/thread/sims-census/2eb22287-f0e5-e511-a7d4-0050568b7785 What is a UPRN? A Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN) is a unique alphanumeric identifier for every spatial address in Great Britain and can be found...

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MIS CSM

My MIS CSM dates are available, although I can’t book them yet (too early). 8th March – Half Day Session – Cowes Isle of Wight 10th March – Full Day Session – London I normally try for the London-based one for...

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Capita SIMS (MIS) – Windows 10/32bit

I was surprised to learn today during a gathering with My CSM for Capita’s SIMS, that from Spring 2016, their MIS product will be available on Windows 10 32bit. This is a turn around from earlier where it was only...

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SIMS Upgraded to 7.164

Posts in this seriesSIMS Upgraded to 7.164After a troublesome Friday trying to upgrade to 7.164, I have successfully upgraded all My modules. Most of Friday was spent resolving “Tolerance not met for database”. After many attempts, and finally ignoring Solus...

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INCIDENT: #9115 – SOLUS 3 – Tolerance not met

Posts in this seriesINCIDENT: #9115 – SOLUS 3 – Tolerance not metSIMS 2018 Spring ReleaseAnother week passes from a failed attempt to upgrade My MIS to SIMS Spring 2015. Originally I thought it was the automated schedule that was causing...

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INCIDENT: SIMS logins not working

Investigation Issue:  Users unable to log into SIMS – Username and Password incorrect Another Message that appears is “Unable to Set Application Role”, Findings:  SQL Database is in Recovery Mode Fixes and Patches: Recovery mode completed – Same Issue Restarted...

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[MIS] ATF Import Time, or not.

I’ve just received My ATF file from My Local Authority. Time to import My new intake to My MIS. Unfortunately I am unable to import it – I’re getting a message that the file is not the correct version and...

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SOLUS3 Deployment Service – It appears I have a bit of a problem.

SOLUS3 Deployment Service – It appears I have a bit of a problem. Cannot insert the value NULL into column ‘target_parameter_id’, table ‘solus3_deployment_server.solus3.target_parameter’; column does not allow nulls. INSERT fails. The statement has been terminated. All I want to do...

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SIMS Discover

After spending a few hours during the festive holidays trying to resolve the installation of Discover (fresh and updates) onto workstations; I’ve finally cracked it. When Solus updated workstations, the following message started getting displayed on workstations that have previously...

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