Can we host any additional offline content on the server?
Yes, it can be done via the mssadmin account. Just upload the content to the /var/www/html/mss/custom folder.
Any other user can host their content by putting the content in /home/username/public_html.
For detailed step-by-step instructions, refer to the Content Platform
section in the user manual. Familiarity with web server administration concepts is recommended to be able to fully exploit this feature.
Hosting Custom Content on the My sCool Server
What are the charges for the content preloaded on the MSS?
The MSS comes pre-loaded with several thousand Open Educational Resources (OER) from Khan Academy, C K-12, Pratham Books, Computer Masti (First and Second Edition released under the CC license), spoken-tutorial.org, NROER, to name a few. It is ...
Can I do my custom lesson planning on the MSS?
The MSS is pre-loaded with some world leading Learning Management System tools such as Moodle and Kolibri (from Learning Equality). A teacher can easily plan and design their custom lessons by weaving together the huge amounts of pre-loaded open ...
Can the MSS be used to setup a smart classroom?
Yes, all you need to do is extend the LAN wiring to each of the classrooms that you would like to transform into a smart classroom and install a client PC therein. Once the client PC is connected with the smart class infrastructure (interactive white ...
Should a network cable be connected to the ethernet port to access the hosted web content?
The My sCool Server consists of several services that are served over a network and require an IP address to be assigned to it at all times. Once an IP address is assigned to it, other devices know where to request for the content. This is needed ...
Do I need to learn anything additional to start using the server?
No, once the server is connected to the network and all systems have been booted over the network, the experience of the desktop environment is almost the same as that detailed in most of the textbooks. Hence to get up and running, the accompanying ...