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 even when directly accessing content, via a browser, on the MSS itself.
Hence, it is advisable to always have a live ethernet cable connected to the My sCool Server while using it.
One of the ethernet network profiles i.e. static or dynamic should be active. To know more about switching between network profiles do refer the user manual
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. The former can be accessed ...
Do I need a LAN (Local Area Network) to use this appliance?
Yes, a minimum Gigabit LAN (Cat 5e) is required that connects all the client computers to the MSS appliance via a switch (preferably Gigabit). It is only thereafter that one can boot the client computers using the My sCool Server. Hence, a reliable ...
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 ...
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 ...