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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