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    How to configure Hold requests period ("To-date")

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

    Desired Outcome Goal:
    Understand how to configure the default "from date" and "to date" ("last interest date") parameters, for the GUI and the Web.

    1. To set the default "End Date" ...

    For GUI: set parameter in $alephe_root/pc_server_defaults: setenv pc_z37_date_to

    For Web: set parameter in $alephe_root/www_server.conf: setenv www_z37_date_to

    2. Restart pc server and/or www server.

    Additional Information

    The default "From Date" which appears in the GUI Create Hold Request screen and the Web screen is hardcoded as today's date + 1.


    The following in pc_server_defaults entry yields a 6 month interest date in the GUI:

    setenv pc_z37_date_to M006

    and the following in ./www_server.conf yields a 2 month date in the Web:

    setenv www_z37_date_to M002

    The following will be a 7 day interest date in GUI:

    setenv pc_z37_date_to D007

    and the following, 7 days in the Web:

    setenv www_z37_date_to D007

    Category: Circulation (500)

    Subject: Hold requests (500)

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013