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    Error regarding Gender field when loading users via SIS

    • Product: Alma


    Some user records fail to load in SIS. The error indicate that gender is unknown or invalid. 


    Gender field is not mandatory. The structure however is strict. Possible values are Male, Female, None, Other.

    In XML, the format is:

    <gender desc="Female">FEMALE</gender>

    <gender desc="Male">MALE</gender>

    <gender desc="None">NONE</gender>

    <gender desc="Other">OTHER</gender>

    Additional Information

    Latest information about SIS (Student Information System, patron loader) can be found in the Developers Network

    Code and Description values are listed in the XSD page.


    • Article last edited: 11 May, 2019