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    File-20: Z305-EXPIRY-DATE should be later than Z305-OPEN-DATE

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20

    Problem Symptoms:
    After running the Patron-loader (file-20), the following error messages appear:

    *Error in the $alephe_scratch/p_file_20 log:

    Z305-EXPIRY-DATE should be later than Z305-OPEN-DATE

    *Error message in the ./xxx50/scratch/p_file_20 report:

    check_z305 routine failed. Can not ins/upd record.

    Cause:
    The expiration date (EXPIRY-DATE) is earlier than today's date or the date has 7 characters instead of 8

    Resolution:
    1. Change the patron expiration date to be later than today's date:

    The Z305 (local patron information) expiration date, (z305-EXPIRY-DATE) is taken from either the input record or from the ./xxx50/tab/tab31 column 14. If the z305-EXPIRY-DATE is blank, it defaults to the values defined in /xxx50/tab/tab31.

    2. Make sure the date must be 8 characters long (e.g., 20140108)

    Category: Circulation

    Subject: Patrons


    • Article last edited: 1/9/2014