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POWER SCHOOL LIVE SYNC NEW SCHOOL YEAR

Live Sync synchronizes student information from your PowerSchool database with your BusBoss scenario (database). Currently your Live Sync is configured to point to your current BusBoss school year scenario.

What to do in preparation for your new school year

  1. Once your school year has ended and you do not expect any more changes to your current school year scenario and just prior to when your PowerSchool database rolls over for the next school year, stop your synchronization
    • Go to where your Live Sync is installed. Example: folder path C:\Program Files (x86)\Orbit Software Inc\PowerSchool Live Sync
    • Run Powerschool.exe
    • Click Synchronize Students on the left side of the Live Sync dialog screen
    • You will see the screen below
    • Uncheck Automatically Synchronize student information
    • Click Synchronize Transportation on the left side of the Live Sync dialog screen
    • You will see the screen below
  2. Graduate (Roll Over) your current BusBoss scenario to the new school year scenario
  3. Once PowerSchool has rolled over complete the steps below to point Live Sync to your new school year scenario

To Reconfigure Live Sync to point to your new school year scenario:

  1. Go to where your Live Sync is installed. Example: folder path C:\Program Files (x86)\Orbit Software Inc\PowerSchool Live Sync
  2. Run Powerschool.exe
  3. Click BusBoss on the left side of the Live Sync dialog screen
  4. You will see the screen below
  5. Fill in the new school year scenario name in the Database window
  6. Click the Test button to test your connection to the database
  7. You should get "Database connection succeeded
  8. Go back to Synchronize Students, if needed, check Automatically Synchronize student information
  9. Go back to Synchronize Transporation, if needed, check Automatically Synchronize Transportation Information