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    "Update Inventory" doesn't update item barcodes, proxy information, etc.

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Alma

    Problem symptoms

    "Update Inventory" import profile updates the bib records, but fails to update inventory.

    For example, barcode information, or proxy information, is not refreshed based on the new input files.


    For physical inventory, Location information should match between the input file, and the existing items.


    Check the "Inventory Information" tab of the import profile and ensure match, and

    • complete specification where the Library and Location codes are matched against the input file


    • add a default library and location.

    If all items belong to the same location, prefer using the "Default Library" and "Default Location" fields (rather than the "Library field" and "Location field").

    Additional information

    For all types of inventory, the process can't update the inventory if POLines are closed (item/s are received, portfolios are activated).

    For the Online Documentation, click here

    • Article last edited: 30-Jun-2017