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About XVault

This section introduces Groupcall XVault and explains what it does, how to install it and how to get data into and out of it.

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XVault Integration Overview

Partner Delivery for Hosted MIS using XVault Using Direct Integration, you can connect directly to the XVault database and/or web services. This enables you to retrieve live data,  where available, from XVault in order to populate your software and potentially take advantage of XVault SIF write-back. This option … Continue Reading

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Troubleshooting XVault

Where to Troubleshoot As part of a complex infrastructure XVault may report errors that are caused by other components in that infrastructure.  When diagnosing any issue you should also investigate the ZIS logs (if present) and the Xporter installation.  For … Continue Reading

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Upgrading XVault

Due to the nature of most deployments XVault does not currently auto-update.  When you log into the Web Management Interface you will be advised if a newer version is available.  Groupcall recommends that you run the latest version of XVault … Continue Reading

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Non-SIF Bootstrap Zone

In order for the Non-SIF functionality in XVault to work it is necessary to connect to a Dashboard bootstrap zone to retrieve configuration.  Once you have live zones running you can safely delete or disable this zone, but it is … Continue Reading

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Configuring XVault

Having logged in to XVault you are now ready to configure it. On the left there is a Navigation Pane; if this is blank the likely cause is a database connection error – see the Troubleshooting XVault section at the … Continue Reading

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Installing the XVault Application

Once you have met pre-requisites and prepared the configuration, you are ready to install the XVault application. Groupcall will likely carry this out for you, however the process is outlined below for reference. Download the latest Groupcall XVault Installer, you … Continue Reading

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Installing XVault Pre-Requisites

Please ensure that the server to which you are installing XVault meets the software and hardware requirements detailed previously in this document. SQL Configuration XVault requires that an SQL database is created, typically called XVault, and that it is assigned … Continue Reading

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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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