Getting your MIS Ready for Xporter
To connect to your MIS, Xporter usually needs to be provided with a user account with certain permissions or some “API” details.
“API” details usually consist of a URL (website address) and a username and password. Sometimes it might be an “API Key” instead (a long list of letters and numbers).
Before you install Xporter, it is a good idea to have these details ready to go so you can finish the installation all in one go. Sometimes you may have to request these details from your MIS provider.
Installing the XporterOnDemand Client
You will be provided
Your head teacher should send a request to Scholarpack to enable Groupcall integration for your school. Once enabled Scholarpack will inform us and we can host Xporter for you. If you wish to set this up please contact our support team for further instructions (Tel: 020 8506 6100 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org). However, should you wish to host Xporter yourself please let Scholarpack know and continue with this document.
Best Install Location: Application server or any machine that remains on
- Microsoft .net Framework 4.6 with Windows Updates applied
- Download and run XporterOnDemand_Setup.exe. Then select your installation folder and click Next.
- Confirm the installation folder is correct and click Install.
The installer will now download any updates required and unpack the data to the installation folder.
The technical contact details are not required, if you do not wish to provide this information please leave the fields blank and click Next.
We recommend you do provide contact details for ease of communitation in the event of any technical issues. We will NOT share your infomation with anyone outside Groupcall Ltd.
- Select ScholarPack as the MIS you are currently runing and click Next.
- Confirm ScholarPack is the MIS system you are using and click Install.
Enter the relevant details. Scholarpack should provide you these details when enabling your school for Groupcall integration.
- Enter your LA code, ESTAB code and School Name then click Next.
The Cohort Year Details are not essential for XoD however they will be required if you use our identity platform (IDaaS) in the future. The details can be added later via the Xporter console. To continue click Next.
- Please fill in your XoD user credentials provided during the XoD registration process and click Connect.
If the connection is successful a green Connection Completed message will be displayed. To continue click Next.
The installer will now download, unpack and run the scripts required for setting up the XporterOnDemand tasks.
Groupcall XporterOnDemand is now installed and running. To close the installer click Finish.