Prior to installation of the Cypad/SIMS Integration App, Users will need to create a user with relevant permission groups, this is required for the SIMS Connector to pull the pupil information into Cypad.
This article will teach you...
How to set up a SIMS User with the relevant permissions group.
Data Processing Agreement
When you run the Cypad/SIMS Integration App you will be asked to sign the Cypad Data Processing Agreement which states that by installing this application you allow Cypad to access pupil information.
For the integration to work the Cypad SIMS Integration application is manually installed on the PC where SIMS is installed, this may be on a physical server or in the ‘cloud’. Every 20 - 30 minutes Student Photos are uploaded from SIMS to Cypad and the functionality is available for Attendance Marks to write back to SIMS.
Before you install the Cypad/SIMS Integration App
The following instructions show how to create a user with relevant permission groups, this is required for the SIMS Connector to pull the pupil information into Cypad:
Select Focus  located in the top left corner and click on System Manager 
A new menu will open, select Manage Users .
Once Manage Users has been selected, click New  located in the top-left, fill out the following form, and select Continue .
Upon selecting Continue, the user profile page can be used to enter Basic Details, Login Details, and Groups.
Use the Username and Password for the Cypad/SIMS Integration app in the SIMS Settings section.
Then you will need to add the groups by clicking the Add  button in section 3 (Groups):
A list of permission groups will now be displayed, this is where you can select Class Teacher and Third Party Reporter. Both user groups will need permissions set to read student details from the SIMS database (permission is defined in the group by SIMS). After adding the relevant groups select Ok and Save on the user form.