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    WWW-X "Error in Verification"; bor-auth for types other than 00 or 01?

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

    The WWW-X command:


    works when the bor-id is Z308-KEY-TYPE 00 or 01, but fails when it's a type 06, which we added locally.

    We get the message "Error in Verification".

    Is it possible to authenticate on types other than 00 or 01?

    The www_x_bor_auth program calls the xml_bor_auth program, which calls the check_bor_id program. check_bor_id reads the $usr_library tab_bor_id.eng, checking *each* line in the table to see if col. 6 is "Y" and, if so, checks if the ID matches.

    In this case, type 06 had an "N" in column 6:

    !1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
    06 L Campus Access 00 Y N N N

    changing it to "Y" corrected the problem.

    Note: xml_bor_auth checks if the bor_id and verification are both present. If not, it issues the message "Both Bor_Id and Verification must be supplied". If yes, it calls check_bor_id. *Any* failure in check_bor_id results in the ./error_eng/xml_bor_auth message# 21 ("Error in Verification") being issued.

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013