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    Patron update log message "Name Type is missing from input file"

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Voyager
    • Product Version: All
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct; Direct; Local; Total Care

    Problem Symptoms:
    * log.pupd* file displays errors for most records following Patron Update, and patrons not updated:
    INVALID RECORD DATA!
    Name Type is missing from input file for SSAN:
    SQL Error Code: 0
    Record written to exception file.
    Patron ID: NNNNN

    Cause:
    Segment before the patron name is too long, upsetting subsequent segment offsets

    Resolution:
    Adjust patron SIF file so segments are the appropriate fixed lengths.

    Additional Information

    Technical User's Guide, "Patron Record Standard Interface File" section "Patron Record SIF Format"

    Category: Batch jobs


    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013