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    Is there a way to protect patron data from being overwritten in Voyager?

    • Product: Voyager
    • Product Version: 8
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Multi-Tenant Direct, Dedicated-Direct, Local, TotalCare

     

    Question

    Can patron data in Voyager be protected from being overwritten?

    Answer

    • In the Circulation Client you can restrict operators from adding, deleting and editing patron records via the SYSADMIN > Security > Circulation Profiles > Profile 2 tab
    • In the "legacy" patron update there is no protection from overwriting existing records if they match. See the Technical User's Guide, Chapter 7.
    • In the XML patron update you can use the <action> element to protect existing records.  By setting that element to "insert" new records are added, but no existing records are modified. See the Technical User's Guide, Chapter 5.

    Additional Information

    Technical User's Guide

     

     


    • Article last edited: 30-Jul-2019