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log.pupd* error: "attempting to update existing barcode with blank barcode"

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

Question

What does this error in log.pupd.* file mean?

INVALID RECORD DATA!
Attempt to update existing barcode with blank Barcode having same
Patron group and s ame barcode status: Patron Group: XYZ
This barcode has NOT been updated! Barcode Status: 5
Record written to exception file.
Patron ID: nnnnn

Answer

The patron barcodes are updated based on matching a combination of patron barcode and patron group. If the patron group and status are the same, but the barcode in the incoming field is blank, the system does not update the barcode. This message is informing you that the barcode was left unchanged.

Category: Batch jobs


  • Article last edited: 10/8/2013