B2B – Scheduled tasks are added to a queue to ensure they don’t fail (3.78)

Description Three system parameters have been added to facilitate the queuing of scheduled tasks for B2B. These can be accessed through the Administration module via System Admin | System Administration | System Defaults. B2B_S8WAIT: Each attempt at retrieving data from the API waits for the defined number of seconds before timing out. B2B_S8TRY: Where a task fails due to a […]

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B2B – Scheduled task Action to pre-populate SIMS API Base credentials (3.78)

Description LAs can automatically pre-populate SIMS API Base credentials via the B2B: Student Refresh SIMS API Credentials action in v4 Client | Tools | Administration | Scheduled Task. This populates the underlying credentials, so that they are ready for when the LA user ticks the SIMS API flag in the Base record for the school. Pre-requisites The scheduled task relies […]

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B2B – Changes to support latest SIMS API (3.77)

Description The following changes have been made to support the latest version of the SIMS API so that users are not exposed to the risk of the SIMS API being de-supported. When a Changed data task is run, Snapshot data can be transferred from a SIMS school. The hash cache will manage or remove the unchanged data. When transferring Snapshot […]

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B2B – Changes to import of Attendance to support latest SIMS API (3.77)

Description The following changes have been made to support the latest version of the SIMS API so that users are not exposed to the risk of the SIMS API being de-supported. Users can select to import attendance data for specific NCYs to prioritise data imports. Users can select to import attendance data for Academic Years as well as Unauthorised absences. […]

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B2B – SIMS API Base credentials and B2B System Parameters (3.77)

Description Although present in this release, this functionality is in preparation for a feature update to implement B2B APIs and is currently non functional. API Settings Previously the SIMS API Settings had to be manually populated once the SIMS API tickbox was ticked. System defaults A new set of system parameters has been introduced so that the fields can be […]

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B2B – Data Items added to SIMS8 and SIMS Primary data transfer files (3.76)

Description SIMS Primary Student and Carer GUIDs added to SIMS Primary files as follows:   SIMS8 Grounds for Removal added to the transfer file as follows: (for example) <SchoolHistory> <School> <LEA> </LEA> <Estab> </Estab> <SchoolName> </SchoolName> <EntryDate> </EntryDate> <LastSchool> </LastSchool> <LeavingDate /> <RemovalGrounds>B</RemovalGrounds> <EnrolStatus> </EnrolStatus>

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