[Koha] Z39.50 Search

Kyle Hall kyle.m.hall at gmail.com
Sat Apr 8 01:57:08 NZST 2006

Thanks for the help. It seems that the problem was that we start the
z39.50server, and *then* added our list of servers. We restarted it
and now it
works great. Thanks again.


P.S. Any suggestions for good z39.50 servers besides LOC?

On 4/7/06, Martin Woolley <sysadmin at handsworth.bham.sch.uk> wrote:
> On Thursday 06 Apr 2006 19:13, Kyle Hall wrote:
> > Hey All,
> >    I was just wondering if anyone who uses the Z39.50 search had to do
> > anything special to get it working. I'm added a number of servers to my
> > list, but I never get any results. Does anyone have a known server and
> > search criteria that could be recommened as a 'test'?
> Did you leave the ranking on the list as zero?  If so, that server will
> not be
> searched.  Did you restart the z3950 daemon after you added new servers?
> This step may not be necessary, but it doesn't hurt to do it.  These two
> servers z3950.loc.gov and z3950.nls.uk both work; do a search for
> something
> common like "Harry Potter".  Can your koha box actually "see" the z3950
> server? There might be a firewall issue.  Try pinging the z3950 box from
> your
> koha box.
> --
> Regards
> Martin Woolley
> ICT Support
> Handsworth Grammar School
> Isis Astarte Diana Hecate Demeter Kali Inanna
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