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Recommended MIS Security Settings for Xporter

Because Groupcall Xporter is a versatile data extraction tool and provides data extracts for a very wide variety of systems the support requirements can be very complex and vary depending on what Xporter is being used for and where it … Continue Reading

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Are the Recommended MIS Security Settings Safe?

The recommended MIS security settings for data extraction are designed to expose all information within an MIS for potential extraction by Xporter. Xporter security covers three areas: Credentials Xporter encrypts the password used to access the MIS system such that … Continue Reading

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How do I specify the user with which Xporter will access the MIS?

Initial Setup If you have created the user as per the recommended settings prior to installing Xporter, then you will need to specify those credentials during the setup of Xporter (as shown).   Changes at a later date If you … Continue Reading

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My Organisation Cannot Use the Recommended MIS Security Settings for Xporter

If the requirements of your organisation do not allow use of the recommended MIS security settings then there are a number of options available to you: If the organisation does not allow one individual to hold the recommended MIS security … Continue Reading

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Hosted Xporter Manager Bulk Operations

There are several ‘Bulk Operations’ that can be performed using csv upload. Bulk add schools. Bulk bind schools to instances. Bulk add SIF agents along with specifying their respective zones. For each operation, you will use a separate csv file. … Continue Reading

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Hosted Manager – Tab by Tab

1. Hosted Schools The main management of schools is performed from within this tab. Here you will see listed all the schools you have set up within the hosted environment, along with their respective Identifier, LEA code, DfES number and … Continue Reading

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Hosted Xporter Tool vs. Xporter Management Console

  Hosted Xporter Tool Xporter Management Console  The Hosted Xporter tool can be opened via the logo made up of 4 small blue X’s on the desktop. If there is no logo on the desktop, you can access it in … Continue Reading

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What is Hosted Xporter Manager?

Hosted Xporter Manager brings the power of Groupcall Xporter, the mature and versatile extraction/translation tool, to centrally managed/hosted MIS configurations. Instead of relying on a server installed in an individual school, Local Authorities or school clusters can access the data … Continue Reading

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Working with Xporter extract data

Encryption of data must be carried out using 7-zip AES encryption prior to transfer to Groupcall systems.  A new GUID should be generated and used as an encryption key in each case and note must be kept of any further … Continue Reading

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Xporter for e1 Pre-Requisites

In order for Xporter to access the data from e1, the data feed needs to be enabled and needs to be requested from Pearson. The process for this is outside of the remit of this document, but can be found … Continue Reading

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