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    batch que (lib_batch process) won't start


    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20, 21, 22, 23
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct, Direct, Local, Total Care



    util c/2 (start the batch queue) doesn't work:  a process number flashes across the screen, but util c/1 shows that the lib_batch process is not running.


    We see the following in the run_b file:

    lib_batch: Permission denied

    lib_batch: can not open lock file /exlibris/aleph/lcp/u23_1/lcp01/files/que_batch_lock


    This is at a site (PACSCL) which has users such as pma_user, lcp_user, etc.  The problem is that aleph_startup was run as user "aleph" and the the lcp_user, etc. do not have permission do update these ,/files/que_batch_lock etc. files.

    Changing the permissions:

    > cd /exlibris/aleph/lcp/lcp/u23_1/lcp01/files

    > chmod 777 * 

    allowed util c/2 to be run as the lcp_user and the lib_batch process was started.


    • Article last edited: 8-Mar-2018