How to Import a Fileset

Modified on Mon, 15 Nov 2021 at 03:20 PM

To import a revised fileset you must be a member of any of the following user groups in system manager: Personnel Officer, Returns Manager or System Manager. 

  1.  Log into the Customer Portal and select Knowledgebase/Categories/StudentCensus/Census Fileset. Click on the Fileset to download. It will be a zipped file.

  2. Save the Zipped file on your workstation in a folder that you can easily find.
  3. Unzip the file by right clicking on the file and choosing "Extract All..."

  4. In Sims choose Tools –Setups -Import Fileset to display the Import Fileset page.

  5. Click the Browse button to display the Open dialogue. Navigate to the location of the downloaded Fileset. Select the file e.g. 0181-statutoryreturns-spring2018-updatefileset.mfs and click Open.

  6. Details of the selected Fileset are displayed including the version number of the Fileset, the release date and the Fileset description.

  7. Click the Import Fileset button to import the Fileset into Sims. When the import is finished, Import successful is displayed in the bottom left-hand side of the Fileset panel and you will be advised to restart Sims. This ensures that the newly imported data will take effect.

  8. Click the ok button, close down SIMS and then reopen.

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