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FrogLearn - SIMS Extractor Installation
Posted by Sam Brown, Last modified by Jay Howard on 09 April 2019 02:57 PM

Overview

The Frog SIMS extractor is a utility that a school will install either on their SIMS server or any machine that has the SIMS client installed on it. It allows you to extract data from SIMS and send that data to your Frogserver for import. 

The current version of the Frog SIMS extractor is 3.8.8 and has been designed to work with SIMS version 7.186 and above. Please note that if your SIMS version changes (due to an upgrade for example) you may need to update the SIMS extractor - please check with our Frog Service Desk Team if you are unsure.

System Requirements

The following minimum specifications are required to run this application:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 (at the time of writing this document 09/04/2019)
  • SIMS.Net

*IMPORTANT NOTE – If you are setting up the extractor to run for the first time (not installing over an existing FrogLearn SIMS extractor) then please ensure you have spoken to the Support Desk about Username Formats before going ahead with running the extractor.*

Installing the SIMS Extractor

Install the extractor by double clicking the executable file to begin the process. Click next on this popup to continue. If you have a previous version of the Extractor installed then this will upgrade it to the latest version while keeping your configuration settings.

Click "Next" to proceed:



Enter the location of where you would like the SIMS Extractor to be installed. The default locations are:

  • 32 Bit OS: C:\Program Files\Frog\Extractors\<Extractor Name>
  • 64 Bit OS: C:\Program Files (x86)\Frog\Extractors\<Extractor Name> 


Once you are happy with your configuration, click "Next" to continue.



Following this you will be ready to install. Click "Install" to start the installation process.




The installation will then begin, as indicated by the progress bar. This may take a few minutes depending on the specification of your system.




Providing the installation is successful you will then be asked to click the Close button to end this process. Click "Finish".





The Extractor will now be installed in your “Start Menu” in the “Frog” folder. You can normally open your SIMS Extractor configuration page by visiting the following location from the start button on your task-bar:

  • Start-->All Programs-->Frog-->SIMS Extractor


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