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What is the difference between XVault Non-SIF and XVault SIF?

Non-SIF XVault allows adoption of the XVault software without the requirement to also invest in a SIF Infrastructure, it is fully forwards compatible with the SIF version but some of the advanced features of XVault require a SIF infrastructure to … Continue Reading

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How does XVault collect data?

Groupcall XVault uses Groupcall Xporter to interface with source data systems such as school MIS systems.  The link between each individual Xporter and XVault can be SIF Data via Groupcall Dashboard (Dash-SIF) SIF Data via SIF Zone Integration Server (SIF) … Continue Reading

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Next Steps…

If you need any further assistance or get in to any difficulty, then please contact Groupcall Support. If the issue affects Groupcall Partner products you should refer to the support arrangements for that specific Groupcall Partner. For issues regarding integration … Continue Reading

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What does XVault collect?

XVault supports a significant subset of the UK SIF data specification, and can collect in any or all of the following areas depending on configuration: *Write-back of certain elements is supported depending on source MIS and transport. Additional licensing costs … Continue Reading

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How does XVault work?

Groupcall XVault operates by periodically initiating data collections from providing clients, such as school MIS systems, and by processing change events raised by clients. The periodic data collections are controlled by the scheduler in XVault which allows for data collections … Continue Reading

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What is XVault?

Groupcall XVault is a data aggregation tool; it collects data from multiple disparate sources using the SIF data model and optionally also the SIF data transport. It provides easy access to collated data for analytical, monitoring and reporting purposes. In … Continue Reading

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XVault Pilot Deployment

Prior to commencing your pilot deployment you should ensure that you have A working SIF Infrastructure, if required. Installed and configured XVault. Once these steps are completed you can then carry out your pilot Xporter installations and test the data … Continue Reading

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XVault and Xporter

You will need to deploy Xporter to your schools in order to connect them to XVault. Depending on your configuration you will either need Xporter or the Xporter SIF Agent. Either can be installed where the other is already present. … Continue Reading

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XVault Data Requirements

Any deployment should be driven by the data requirements. Determine which SIF objects you need to collect and how frequently, ensure that they are supported by both Groupcall XVault and Groupcall Xporter.  

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XVault Message Security – SIF

All SIF Agents, including XVault, connect to a SIF Zone Integration Server; in live environments this is an SSL connection. A Zone Integration Server (ZIS) partitions school data sources into multiple SIF Zones –each Zone being isolated. A single school … Continue Reading

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