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    Unable to connect to external servers with GUI via z39.50 protocol

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 18.01

    Problem Symptoms:
    When trying to search in an external server via Z39.50 protocol with the GUI we get an error message, search is not possible.


    GUI file .\alephcom\tab\library.ini now looks like this

    PCVER PCVER customerserver:6991
    ALEPH ALEPH customerserver:6991
    XXX01 - USMARC Bibliographic BBG01 customerserver:6991
    XXX10 - USMARC Authority BBG10 customerserver:6991
    XXX50 - USMARC Administrative BBG50 customerserver:6991
    XXX60 - USMARC HOL records BBG60 customerserver:6991
    LOC - Library of congress EXT01

    Column 3 should be filled with server/port address of the local library, in this case "customerserver:6991" and not the server/port address from Z39.50 target. The correct access is done via the base name and the according Z39.50-gate configuration in $alephe_tab/z39_gate.

    Category: System Management (500)

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013