+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 8 of 8
MIS Systems Thread, Exchange distribution lists generation from sims data in Technical; We are finally, after years of waiting, having an Exchange server and a single domain migration. As we use sims.net ...
  1. #1
    projector1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Posts
    460
    Thank Post
    70
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    Rep Power
    18

    Exchange distribution lists generation from sims data

    We are finally, after years of waiting, having an Exchange server and a single domain migration. As we use sims.net it would be very beneficial if core distribution lists were automatically created from the data held in sims.net i.e.
    classes
    year groups
    form tutors
    head of departments
    head of years
    subject groups
    SLT

    Has anyone managed to achieve this? we are also getting URMA to account management (talking to sims.net it will provision user accounts and close them if someone leaves the school). I know some groups may not exist i.e. SLT. (these can be created manually.)

    The aim is to direct information to where is needs to go instead of clogging up everyone's inbox. It will also allow for more efficient communication and collaboration.

  2. #2

    vikpaw's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Saudi Arabia
    Posts
    5,970
    Thank Post
    673
    Thanked 1,383 Times in 1,145 Posts
    Rep Power
    350
    You could talk to @rpwillis from SalamanderSoft

  3. Thanks to vikpaw from:

    rpwillis (17th June 2013)

  4. #3
    TheScarfedOne's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Plymouth, Devon
    Posts
    1,288
    Thank Post
    605
    Thanked 160 Times in 145 Posts
    Blog Entries
    78
    Rep Power
    83
    Seconded. Use it here...job done

  5. Thanks to TheScarfedOne from:

    rpwillis (17th June 2013)

  6. #4

    Edu-IT's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    7,140
    Thank Post
    403
    Thanked 622 Times in 568 Posts
    Rep Power
    181
    Use what, sorry?

  7. #5
    DrCheese's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Posts
    1,029
    Thank Post
    97
    Thanked 159 Times in 108 Posts
    Rep Power
    58
    Salamandersoft. It'll do *everything* you want and more.

    For example we have...

    teachersof.studentname
    class.10/ab (Sims code)

    Groups automatically created. Staff can email those lists.

    It also automatically creates student/staff accounts from SIMS, email addresses the lot. It also does it when that person leaves as well (and archives their work off elsewhere)

    We do sweet FA nowadays when it comes to user management, it's awesome. Without wanting to sound like a paid shrill you NEED this software :P

  8. Thanks to DrCheese from:

    rpwillis (17th June 2013)

  9. #6
    projector1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Posts
    460
    Thank Post
    70
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    Rep Power
    18
    thanks for the replies... we are getting URMA from tools4ever.com which is very similar to the Salamander software. I will update on the progress

  10. #7

    john's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    London
    Posts
    10,611
    Thank Post
    1,496
    Thanked 1,051 Times in 920 Posts
    Rep Power
    303
    Quote Originally Posted by projector1 View Post
    thanks for the replies... we are getting URMA from tools4ever.com which is very similar to the Salamander software. I will update on the progress
    It doesn't link into SIMS thought from the information on the website...

  11. Thanks to john from:

    vikpaw (22nd June 2013)

  12. #8

    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Crawley
    Posts
    10
    Thank Post
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    so did you get this working in the end? i'm in the same boat...

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. [SIMS] Report data from SIMS...
    By ComputingData in forum MIS Systems
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 10th February 2013, 05:40 PM
  2. [SIMS] SIMS Data transfer from large excel spreadsheet
    By neil27 in forum MIS Systems
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 8th January 2013, 12:01 PM
  3. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11th May 2010, 09:34 AM
  4. Exchange distribution lists
    By Jobos in forum Windows
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 1st October 2009, 09:14 PM
  5. Exchange distribution list size
    By Dos_Box in forum Windows
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 2nd February 2009, 03:02 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •