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    Z39.50 gate error: Z39.50 target not defined

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

    Problem Symptoms:
    Search on Z39 gate does not work but error "Z39.50 gate error: Z39.50 target not defined" is displayed.

    Cause:
    Configuration

    Resolution:
    The following names in Z39.50 configuration must be identical in order to do a proper search, otherwise above mentiones error message is displayed:

    Name from table name $alephe_tab/z39_gate/z39_gate_xxx.conf must be identical with the following entries:

    $alephe_tab/z39_gate/z39_gate_xxx.conf: target

    $alephe_gate/xxx.conf: Z58-BASE-REMOTE

    Entry in $alephe_tab/tab_base.lng

    Same base name in searbase.dat

    Additional Information

    You can use the standard configuration USM01_Z39 or LOC as example when implementing a new z39 gate.

    Category: Z39.50 (500) - ALEPH

    Subject: ALEPH - 500


    • Article last edited: 7/23/2014