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Server Settings

Server settings relate specifically to the dedicated server that runs the PowerSchool application.

Note: For comprehensive information about server array settings, see the PowerSchool Installation Guide.

Configure Web Server Image URL Handling Settings

One way to improve the performance of PowerSchool is to designate a separate image server to store and handle the images associated with PowerSchool Web pages. This section of the Edit server page allows you to specify the name of an image server.

Note: These settings are initially configured during the PowerSchool installation process.

  1. On the start page, choose System under Setup in the main menu.
  2. Under Server, click System Settings
  3. Click Server Settings
  4. Edit the following information in the Web Server section as needed:
      • Use Image Server
      • Image Server Address

    Note: For field descriptions, see the PowerSchool Installation Guide.

  5. Click Submit

Configure Web Server Hit Log

The Web Server Hit Log causes PowerSchool to generate an NCSA Combined formatted log file. This file can be analyzed with a third-party log analysis tools.

  1. On the start page, choose System under Setup in the main menu. 
  2. Under Server, click System Settings
  3. Click Server Settings
  4. Enter the following information in the Web Server section as needed:

    Field

    Description

    Hit Log Enabled

    Select the checkbox to enable HTTP and TCP Error Logging. By default, the checkbox is not selected.

    Log DNS Name Instead of IP Address

    Select the checkbox to override logging the IP Address with the DNS name when errors occur. By default, the checkbox is not selected.

    Note: Enabling this function may slow performance.

  5. Click Submit
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