- Product: Voyager
- Product Version: 7.2.1
How to bring external patron data into the Voyager database?
A legacy system utilizing the SIF format is available, as well as a newer XML patron services batch loader. In both cases, sites must generate the file. Steps below are for handling generated files. Note that in all cases when importing patron data, the input file must already reside on the server.
- Obtain patron SIF or generate file with Patron Extract (SIF)
- Review & verify patron SIF fields are present as required and correct (text editor such as Notepad++ can be helpful)
- Load patron SIF to Voyager database using Pptrnupdt script
- Review logs and verify results in Circulation.