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    Z39.50 returns inconsistent search results

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 18 and up


    When searching for a document number, Z39.50 server cannot always find the record, sometimes you get a proper result and sometimes the search is answered with "0" results.


    The problem occurs when the system is very loaded.


    This is a workaround in order to avoid the problem:
    Start an own PC server dedicated only to Z39.50 Server. This requires to add the "new" PC server port to $alephe_tab/z39_server/z39_server.conf.

    Additional Information

    Problem may occur in rare cases when the main server is heavily loaded and doesn' t answer in time.


    Category: Z39.50 (500)

    • Article last edited: 26-July-2016