How Do I?

  • Business Information Systems
    How Do I? (Procedures)

    How Do I Submit A Request For BIS Support, Get A UserID/Password, Change My Password, or Report A Staffing Change for Use of The BIS?  

                http://srts-1.visalia.k12.ca.us  

    • Click on the link above for SRTS and login using your VUSD network ID and password.

           Save this link as a favorite to your “Links” folder for future use.

    • Select the “BIS_Support” queue from drop down box that says “Please Select A Queue”.
    • Click “New ticket in” button.
    • Fill out ticket with request attaching additional file with information when needed.
    • Click “Create ticket” button on lower right of window.

               You will be notified when the request is complete.

    NOTE: System access requests must be approved by the employee’s manager.  Epylon access requests must be approved by the budget manager whose budget the employee will be spending.  Be sure to give:

      • Full user legal name
      • What access is requested
      • Date needed by
      • For Epylon access – Identify approver(s) for orders
      • Anything else pertinent to request
    How do I log into BIS system?
    When you click on the BIS WS92 icon, you will get a promp like this "VUSD/BIS2:". Log on with HELLO JDOE.QSSUSER (Don't forget the period before QSSUSER). 

    Then it will ask for your password.  You will have to hit the (enter button) next to the right shift key on your keyboard to log into BIS with the menu setup for you.

    How do I use PAS to submit a duplication request?
    For an introduction and a sample of a duplication request view this PAS Tutorial.
    PAS login Link: http://pas.vusd/

    How do I use the Budget Lookup screen?
    Our Finance Department's Budget section has put together some good information on how to use this software.  Budget Lookup in QCC or Budget Lookup in QSS (Traditional).

    How do I configure Minisoft WS-92 to access BIS?
    If you get a new computer setup or have the software needed for accessing BIS installed on your PC and get a blank blue screen, follow these directions to establish communication with the BIS. 

    NOTE:  You must be on the "administrative network" to access the BIS.  This procedure will not work for instructional workstations.  If you are not sure which network you are on, contact your site technician to find out.

    Step 1: Launch the Minisoft WS92 software, then click the top menu bar on "Config".
    Step 2: Select "Comms and Network...", click on the "NS/VT" radio button, then click "OK".
    Step 3: In the field to the right of Name, input: "206.78.9.40" and click "OK".
    Step 4: On the top menu bar click on "Config" again and then select "Save", after a few seconds the prompt should appear: "VUSD/BIS2:".

    If the above procedure does not work for you or you do not get a prompt the next time you start your workstation, please submit a ticket to your site technician via the SRTS at:

                http://srts-1.visalia.k12.ca.us  

    How do I get QCC, the Windows interface, installed for BIS?
    This software is for managers and those who assist them in budget management.  We are in process of deploying this software at this time.  Your site will be contacted when it is time to install this for those who need it.  If you are not sure if you need it, please submit a ticket via the SRTS here:

       http://srts-1.visalia.k12.ca.us  

    How do I log onto Epylon?
    You can go to http://www.epylon.com and log in with your Epylon name and password that was given or email to you. You can contact Purchasing Department at EOC for support. Then you're ready to do some shopping.

    What Are The Menu Functions in BIS (Traditional)?
    Enter "H" at the menu prompt to get a list of the functions available and what they do.

    What Print Options Are There?
    After entering LSpool (menu option "P"), enter "X" to get a list of the functions available and what they do.

    What Are The Printer Numbers?

    204 - Budget
    205 - Accounting
    206 - Attendance
    207 - Purchasing
    208 - Classified HRD
    209 - Certificated HRD
    250 - TCOE

    Browse Mode Does Not Work Right, How Do I Set It Up?
    1) After entering LSpool (menu option "P"), enter "C" to get the output configure screen.

    2) Enter "132" into the "Right column" field, "25" or more (depends on your screen resolution) into the "Page length" field, "1" into "Skip pages" field and "Y" into the "Compress screen" field.

    3) Press "Enter" on numeric keypad and then click "Update Profile" or press F7.

    Where Do I Get More Information About QSS?
    QSS provides very comprehensive documents on all the software.  These are located on our DO_ADM_1 Server in the SHARE area under QSS Documents.  Ask BIS Support if you have trouble accessing the documents.