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    Configuring multiple NCIP servers


    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20, 21, 22, 23
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct, Direct, Local, Total Care


    A consortium requires more than one NCIP server, each with a unique agency_id/tem_id per member. What needs to be configured in Aleph? Will a new license be required?


    The following tables will need additional configuration: 


    Each table will need to have more than one instance, defined by the individual port. For example, if there are two NCIP ports, 5991 and 5992, there would be a tab_ncip.conf.5991 table and a tab_ncip.conf.5992, as well as a tab_ncip_interface.5991 and a tab_ncip_interface.5992 table. 
    The parameters in each table can then be adjusted to individual needs. 

    The Aleph license has a line defining MAX-NCIP-SERVERS. 
    This variable measures the number of different "NC-SERVER"-type z65 records. 
    If an NCIP message is coming from a different IP address, it needs to have a separate z65 record with a separate Z65-CLIENT-ADDRESS. 

    If the required number of NCIP servers is higher than the number of MAX-NCIP-SERVERS listed in the license, a new license will need to be requested.

    Additional Info / Related Articles    
    In order to request a new license, contact Aleph Support via a new case.

    Refer to article "How to Apply a New Server License" for the license update process.


    • Article last edited: 28-Feb-2016
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