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    Can file-20 Update A Patron's Expiry When The Address Is Protected?

    • Article Type: Q&A
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20


    Is it possible for Patron Loader (file-20) to update a patron record, including expiration date, if the patron's address fields are protected?


    • No, when the Z303-PLIF-MODIFICATION parameter in the Z303 Global Patron Information table is set to protect a patron’s address, it also prevents the modification of the z304 Patron Address record in entirety
    • When the z304 record is protected, the parameters <z304-date-from> and </z304-date-to> cannot be updated

    Additional Information

    • The above principle also applies to protecting a patron’s Z304-EMAIL-ADDRESS
    • In instances where only certain elements of a single patron’s records require modification, it is advisable to update those elements manually using the GUI client

    Category: Circulation (500)

    Subject: Patrons

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013