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    p_file_20, XML format: does z303_rec_key need to be included?

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version:  20, 21, 22, 23


    In the Z303 section of the documentation on the XML style for input files to the plif loader it states that the Z303_ID field is mandatory. Is this the Z303_REC_KEY? We already have to include the match ID, why would we have to include this?

    If this is the Z303_REC_KEY, when we are inserting a new patron we normally let the system generate this number. Does this mean we have to generate the number ourselves?

    The "How To Use the Patron Interface Loader" document is incorrect in including a value for the z303_rec_key in its example. Of course, you can not know this value. The z303_rec_key should be empty, like this:


    • Article last edited: 01/13/2016