+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3
MIS Systems Thread, SIMS - online registers across a router in Technical; Hi I've been asked by a school to set up SIMS so that online registers can be taken in classrooms. ...
  1. #1
    waldronm2000's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Southend
    Posts
    129
    Thank Post
    49
    Thanked 12 Times in 11 Posts
    Rep Power
    12

    SIMS - online registers across a router

    Hi

    I've been asked by a school to set up SIMS so that online registers can be taken in classrooms. We currently have a router between the curriculum and admin subnets, with a third interface for Internet access. The router's packet filters only allow traffic to & from the Internet from either subnet, not between the subnets.

    I understand that I will need to create a trust between the admin and curriculum domains as a first step to allow staff to access SIMS in the classroom. I guess this will mean allowing Kerberos and DNS across the router as a minimum. I have no idea what additional traffic SIMS will require.

    Does anyone know what the minimum requirement will be for ports to open in order to get this working? Also, it would be good to be able to differentiate between client-server and server-server traffic.

    Thanks in advance
    Mark

  2. #2

    localzuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Minehead
    Posts
    18,132
    Thank Post
    522
    Thanked 2,542 Times in 1,976 Posts
    Blog Entries
    24
    Rep Power
    876
    SIMS will make use of MSSQL ports. The way to find out which port it operates on is to look in the SQL server configuration tool on the SIMS server.

    Another option, which would reduce management time would be to set up a terminal server, and let them access SIMS on that. In Windows 2008 you can use application publishing, so the end user doesn't really notice that they're running it on the terminal server either.
    Last edited by localzuk; 19th June 2010 at 11:42 AM.

  3. Thanks to localzuk from:

    waldronm2000 (21st June 2010)

  4. #3

    vikpaw's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Saudi Arabia
    Posts
    5,782
    Thank Post
    715
    Thanked 1,438 Times in 1,191 Posts
    Rep Power
    359
    So you currently don't have SIMS accessible in the classrooms?
    This might be a good time to look at a web based solution, to access SIMS. There are a number of flavours depending on your needs, which will work over port 80.
    Capita SLG, Pars, TeachersWebFolder . . .
    If the teachers aren't used to using SIMS, i'd be tempted to give them an easy interface from the get go, so there can be little room for negativity. :O)
    You could also flatten the network and remove the subnets which a lot of schools have done now.

  5. Thanks to vikpaw from:

    waldronm2000 (21st July 2010)

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. turning a sky router into a virgin router
    By jashworth1990 in forum How do you do....it?
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 8th April 2010, 01:40 PM
  2. SIMS - fire registers
    By Oops_my_bad in forum MIS Systems
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 1st March 2010, 03:36 PM
  3. SIMS PE Registers
    By UBBERgoose in forum MIS Systems
    Replies: 23
    Last Post: 15th July 2009, 12:04 PM
  4. Replies: 17
    Last Post: 7th November 2007, 01:24 PM
  5. How To Run Sims Registers With Pre Admissions Inc?
    By schoolbunny in forum MIS Systems
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 4th July 2007, 05:08 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
  •