[Koha] Z39.50 server problem
ohiocore at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 08:59:15 NZST 2009
Could be syntax, session encoding, output encoding, or just the type of
The Koha searching layer builds a very complex query to handle basic keyword
searches. Ursa and Mark Jordan probably use simpler queries that leave out
certain fields, or certain truncation operators, etc.. You should be able
to see everything in your zebra log.
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On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 1:49 PM, jthornton <jthornton at cdlc.org> wrote:
> I'm new to Linux and Koha so I apologize if the answer to this is obvious
> experts or if it's been answered already -- although I've been looking for
> an answer for a few days.
> I installed Koha and imported almost 400,000 bib records and indexed them
> with zebra. The Koha client looks great -- all the records are there and
> searchable. I enabled the Z39.50 server and I can search and retrieve
> records using yaz-client on the koha server.
> I installed a simple web-based Z39.50 client (written by Mark Jordan, I
> think) on my desktop. When I query the Koha database through this client it
> returns the number of search results (the correct number) but no data. This
> client works fine for other Z39.50 targets. The relevant section of the
> client's config file:
> $config_settings = array('title' => 'testZ',
> 'yaz_connect_string' => '192.168.0.114:9999/biblios',
> 'yaz_record_syntax' => 'marc21',
> 'yaz_max_records' => '1000',
> 'z3950_scan' => 1
> I also exposed this database to the world and queried it with another
> client (URSA from SirsiDynix) and got an error (I don't know where the
> log for this client is, but I'm looking). The relevant section of the
> file for that client looks like this:
> //Operating parameteres for Partial Union Catalog
> PUC.PROTO = 'Z3950'
> PUC.Z3950.DBNAME = 'biblios'
> PUC.Z3950.TCP.HOST = '22.214.171.1245'
> PUC.Z3950.TCP.PORT = 9999
> PUC.Z3950.OPTIONS.RECSYN = 'USMARC'
> Has anyone had a similar experience? Is it the record syntax?
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Joe Thornton
> IT Consultant
> Capital District Library Council
> 28 Essex Street
> Albany, NY 12206
> 518-437-9880 x230
> Koha version: 3.00.01.005
> OS version: Linux koha 2.6.26-1-686 #1 SMP Fri Mar 13 18:08:45 UTC
> 2009 i686 GNU/Linux
> Perl version: 5.010000
> MySQL version: mysql Ver 14.12 Distrib 5.0.51a
> Apache version: Server version: Apache/2.2.9 (Debian)
> Zebra version: Zebra 2.0.37
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