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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:
Name Type is missing from input file for SSAN:
SQL Error Code: 0
Record written to exception file.
Patron ID: NNNNN

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

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