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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


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

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


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