Re: [Koha] Hosting options for Koha installation

2017-01-31 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Lennon Mazonde's message of 2017-01-31 12:38:06 +0200: > I've run Koha using a VPS before, but they are limited in terms of the > resources you get. I found i frequently ran out of inodes and space and > had too many bandwidth limitations. I'd like to know more about this, since

Re: [Koha] How to check a file's MIME type in KOHA

2017-02-07 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Rejeesh K.Nair's message of 2017-02-07 15:49:42 +0530: > I have checked the MIME information of a specific file using its extension. > But actually I need details of exact file. I'm a newbie with the Koha source code. But I'm wondering if there is some way you could use the

Re: [Koha] Checkout limit by household

2017-01-22 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Katrin's message of 2017-01-23 00:25:38 +0100: > If you add relationships between the members of one household (guarantor > and guarantees), you should be able to see in the staff client what the > other members of the household have checked out when you are in the > patron

[Koha] Mistakes (?) in wiki pages

2017-01-25 Thread Mark Alexander
What is the standard procedure for reporting possible errors in wiki pages? The reason I ask is that during my attempts to install Koha from (1) Debian packages, and (2) a git development environment, I have run into a small number of commands or config file lines in the wiki pages I used that I

[Koha] Checkout limit by household

2017-01-20 Thread Mark Alexander
Our library (running Mandarin currently) has a limit of two DVDs per household. Mandarin doesn't enforce this limit; the librarian knows pretty much everybody in this little town and has the data in her head. But we volunteers don't have that brainpower. I have been working on a Koha upgrade

Re: [Koha] Date Wise List of Checked In Books

2017-01-27 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Scott Owen's message of 2017-01-27 08:08:43 -0500: > SELECT > old_issues.returndate,items.barcode,biblio.title,biblio.author,borrowers.firstname,borrowers.surname,borrowers.cardnumber,borrowers.categorycode > FROM old_issues LEFT JOIN borrowers ON >

Re: [Koha] cron issue with Koha on Ubuntu

2017-02-21 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Steve Nickerson's message of 2017-02-20 23:28:51 -0500: > Thank you Mark! As it turns out apparently my issue was that 'cron' was > installed but not 'anacron'. I had those same /etc/cron.d, /etc/cron.daily, > etc. files that you provided, but anacron wasn't installed/running,

Re: [Koha] cron issue with Koha on Ubuntu

2017-02-21 Thread Mark Alexander
I wrote: > I'm not sure I understand why anacron was required. Looking at this some more, could it be that your server isn't running continuously? The reason I ask is that the file /etc/crontab on Debian 8 looks like this: 17 ** * * rootcd / && run-parts --report /etc/cron.hourly 25

[Koha] Mandarin conversion scripts

2017-02-18 Thread Mark Alexander
Over the past few months, I have written some scripts to convert Mandarin catalog and patron data into formats suitable for importing into Koha. I have placed these scripts on github, in case there are any other Mandarin users who are also going through the conversion process:

Re: [Koha] cron issue with Koha on Ubuntu

2017-02-23 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Steve Nickerson's message of 2017-02-23 09:15:26 -0500: > OK, so I dug further and do indeed find cron running and can see the > jobs executing via /var/log/syslog. It appears that everything is > working EXCEPT that the zebra indexing updates aren't working > correctly. I see the

Re: [Koha] cron issue with Koha on Ubuntu

2017-02-18 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Steve Nickerson's message of 2017-02-18 13:38:56 -0500: > Can someone tell > me what the crontab(s) should look like and which user they should run > under, please? Anyone have a URL with instructions already? Under my 16.11 installation, I see the following cron files, all owned

Re: [Koha] cron issue with Koha on Ubuntu

2017-02-21 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Steve Nickerson's message of 2017-02-21 12:04:10 -0500: > The server on all the time, but the problem was that /usr/sbin/anacron didn't > exist so the jobs were never kicking off because of the "test -x > /usr/sbin/anacron" was of course not finding anacron. That is surprising. If

Re: [Koha] Zebra server is not running

2017-02-13 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Luis Moises Rojas's message of 2017-02-13 10:15:24 -0400: > When i see KOHA ABOUT its says:Zebra service is not running > > But when we try to restart o star using koha-zebra-restart or start: say > > Zebra is already running? > > Where is the problem? > > Is this the cause

Re: [Koha] connecting to zs39

2017-01-16 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Solomon mwangi's message of 2017-01-16 06:09:54 -0600: > question: why does the port need to be greater than 1023? Ports below 1024 are privileged. When I tried using port 210 (the usual port number for Z39.50) I got a "permission denied" error when I restarted Zebra. The error

Re: [Koha] Hello from Vermont

2016-08-29 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Joy Nelson's message of 2016-08-29 09:25:05 -0500: > If you don't have MarcEdit, I would suggest getting a copy. I did look at that briefly. It looks like a decent tool, but I was a bit put off by the Mono requirement. Plus I wasn't sure it was capable of doing the regexp matching

[Koha] Hello from Vermont

2016-08-28 Thread Mark Alexander
Hi all, I'm a retired software geek, now living in a small town in Vermont after many years in Silicon Valley. I've been using Linux on my own computers for 20 years, and have hacked on everything from microkernels in assembly language to web apps in Ruby on Rails. I also spent a year in NZ as

Re: [Koha] Hello from Vermont

2016-08-28 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Joy Nelson's message of 2016-08-28 18:23:32 -0500: > I worked on some mandarin data in the past. Let me know if you have any > questions Thanks, all, for the kind welcome and advice! Right now I'm working on a couple of things: 1. To set the item call number on import, I think I

[Koha] AdvancedSearchTypes and OPAC

2016-10-21 Thread Mark Alexander
Hi all, I'm trying to add tabs for collections (ccode) and shelving locations (loc) to the advanced search pages for the OPAC client. I set the AdvancedSearchTypes preference to "itemtypes|ccode|loc", and this caused the ccode and loc tabs to appear on the staff client search page, as expected.

Re: [Koha] AdvancedSearchTypes and OPAC

2016-10-21 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Hugo Agud's message of 2016-10-21 15:31:25 +0200: > depending the version of koha you're using and if you have plack enabled or > not... you perhaps need to clean memcache and restart plack > > try > > sudo service memcached restart Thanks, that did it! > sudo koha-plack

[Koha] Manual locations?

2016-11-23 Thread Mark Alexander
Hi all, I'm not able to find the 16.05 (English) manual. It used to be here: http://translate.koha-community.org/manual/16.05/en/ I don't see it here either: http://translate.koha-community.org/manual/ I took a look at the new Sphinx-ified manual, but it doesn't seem quite ready yet. (I was

Re: [Koha] Can't specify due date/renewal due date in 16.05

2016-11-18 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from King, Fred's message of 2016-11-18 09:43:33 -0500: > Yesterday I upgraded Koha from 3.20 to 16.05, on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Now we > can't specify a due date for either checkouts or renewals. When we use the > calendar to click on a date nothing happens; when we try to put in a date >

[Koha] logrotate, anacron and bug 16885

2016-11-02 Thread Mark Alexander
This morning I started up my Koha test VM (Debian 8) and around 7:35 plack stopped working. I believe this is the logrotate/zebra death issue mentioned here: https://bugs.koha-community.org/bugzilla3/show_bug.cgi?id=16885 I am running 16.05.04.01 and verified that the patch shown in the above

Re: [Koha] connecting to zs39

2017-01-13 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Solomon Mwangi's message of 2017-01-13 12:55:12 +0300: > I have Koha running on an Linux server running Ubuntu 12.04 > > Koha runs fine - no issues. > > I have been trying to connect to it via ZS39 but unable to connect. > > Yaz client gives me this error = System (lower-layer)

Re: [Koha] Koha zebra indexing stops every day morning.

2016-12-19 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Server Room Thane's message of 2016-12-19 13:38:38 +0530: > I am using Koha 16.05.04.000 version on Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS. Problem is > that, each day morning OPAC searching stops. We checked the status of > Koha-common service. Its active. I ran into this problem, too. It might be

Re: [Koha] Regarding Installation of KOHA in window 1o

2017-03-27 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Lalit Thakur's message of 2017-03-27 13:47:13 +0530: > How can install KOHA Live DVD in window 10. I am trying but I am not > success. So kindly guide me. Koha is best installed on Debian 8. If you really must use Windows, you could run Debian in a virtual machine; VMware

Re: [Koha] Import staged MARC records with ElasticSearch engine

2017-04-17 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Abdulsalam Yousef's message of 2017-04-17 11:04:58 +0300: > - Importing MARC records into catalog form (Manage staged MARC records) in > staff client GUI using ElasticSearch engine is very slow and accidentally > stops after importing some hundreds of records, That we may spend 3

Re: [Koha] zebra - item-level_itypes errors

2017-04-19 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Tom Hanstra's message of 2017-04-19 12:13:30 -0400: > item-level_itypes set but no itemtype set for item (item#) at > /usr/share/koha/lib/Koha/Schema/Result/Item.pm line 698 Our installation has item-level_itypes enabled, but all of our item records (imported from another ILS) have

Re: [Koha] My Zebra keeps dying

2017-03-13 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from i.pr...@zigzagee.com's message of 2017-03-13 13:16:19 +: > Sounds like a sad problem I know but on our Koha test server (16.05) Zebra > keeps dying. This sounds familiar, especially if Zebra is dying in morning. It might be this problem:

Re: [Koha] SQL Help - Daily (on Monthly basis) & Monthly (on Yearly basis) Transactions Counts (Circulation)

2017-03-06 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Barton Chittenden's message of 2017-03-06 08:08:04 -0500: > I'll do the 'month, by year'; the 'day by month' one will follow the same > pattern. > > SELECT > monthname(datetime), > SUM( IF(type = 'issue'), 1, 0 ) as issues, > SUM( IF(type = 'renew'), 1, 0 ) as renewals,

Re: [Koha] Koha 16.11.04 - Setting a template cache directory

2017-03-02 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Craig Butosi's message of 2017-03-02 13:42:07 +: > >You are missing the entry in your koha-conf.xml file. > >That will bring a performance boost to >enable it. > > Is there an expected, standard, or best directory path to use? The error is > clear enough; however, I'd like to

Re: [Koha] Koha 16.11.04 - Setting a template cache directory

2017-03-02 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Mark Alexander's message of 2017-03-02 15:53:19 -0500: > In this bug comment: > > https://bugs.koha-community.org/bugzilla3/show_bug.cgi?id=17951#c2 > > it was suggested that we use /var/cache/koha//templates, > so that was what I used, and it seems to work fine. I forgot to

Re: [Koha] Searching capability dies every few days - Zebra problem?

2017-07-31 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from mpw's message of 2017-07-31 06:24:49 -0700: > I set up Koha a few months ago and we're still learning the system. One > thing we've noticed that presumably is not normal is that every few days the > searching capability dies for some reason or other. My guess is that it has >

Re: [Koha] How to import loans data into Koha?

2017-08-15 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Mark Alexander's message of 2017-08-15 19:03:46 -0400: > Excerpts from Chris Brown's message of 2017-08-15 21:06:52 +0100: > > [...] but I was wondering if > > there is a way to import data on current issues (loans)? All we really > > need to import is the item ID, the patron ID and

Re: [Koha] How to import loans data into Koha?

2017-08-15 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Chris Brown's message of 2017-08-15 21:06:52 +0100: > We are migrating records from a few small community libraries (currently > held as a fancy spreadsheet) into Koha 17.05. I have figured out how to > migrate the biblio records, items and patron data but I was wondering if > there

Re: [Koha] Import holds?

2017-08-15 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Katrin Fischer's message of 2017-08-15 12:47:45 +0200: > holds information is stored differently in every ILS and at the moment > there exists no generic tool to import holds into Koha. For a migration > you could try to map the data you get out of Mandarin to the columns in >

[Koha] Import holds?

2017-08-11 Thread Mark Alexander
Our little (24K items) library has successfully moved from Mandarin to Koha as of Tuesday. I was able to import the catalog, patrons, and checkouts (issues) from Mandarin by writing scripts to convert Mandarin-generated data to Koha-compatible data. The one missing thing is holds (reserves).

Re: [Koha] Patron Club feature

2017-08-09 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Krishna K's message of 2017-07-30 06:02:15 +: > We recently upgraded to 17.05.01 from 16.11.05. When we try to use the > clubs feature by clicking on Tools-> Patron Clubs link, we are getting 404 > error. We dont seem to be having the clubs.pl file. What should we do ? >

Re: [Koha] Koha slowed down by Google indexing?!

2017-05-03 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Michael Kuhn's message of 2017-05-03 16:14:55 +0200: > # ufw status > Status: active > > To Action From > -- -- > 22/tcp ALLOW Anywhere > 80/tcp ALLOW

Re: [Koha] Slow Koha OPAC login process

2017-05-09 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Michael Kuhn's message of 2017-05-09 19:57:51 +0200: > With my poor Perl knowledge I have now measured the execution time of > the various parts of script "opac-user.pl". As I found out everything is > always very fast (using less than 1 second execution time) except the > very

Re: [Koha] Koha Digest, Vol 139, Issue 14

2017-05-09 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Ghulam Mustafa Zaman's message of 2017-05-09 07:15:05 -0200: > i am new koha user and recently i have applied koha software in my college > library so i need help in few functions like how to create backup of Data . This should help:

Re: [Koha] Status lost for items

2017-06-22 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Søren Hovmand's message of 2017-06-22 14:03:15 +: > To my question - apologies if it should be obvious: Where do I mark > an item lost? I can find documentation on where it should be (Item > Statuses/Edit item) but not find the option anywhere in our test > installation (version

Re: [Koha] Koha slowed down by Google indexing?!

2017-05-03 Thread Mark Alexander
> When I searched for who is 66.249.64.32 I saw this IP addresse belongs > to Google. This does seem to be the Google indexer: % nslookup 66.249.64.32 ... 32.64.249.66.in-addr.arpa name = crawl-66-249-64-32.googlebot.com. I haven't seen this problem (yet), but perhaps that is because

Re: [Koha] Data not found

2017-09-15 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Luis Moises Rojas's message of 2017-09-15 09:23:17 -0400: > Everyday in the morning, i have to run this script: > Koha-rebuild-zebra -f -v -b -r {Koha instance} > > if i do not do this: we can not see any data, not search is found, etc. > Why? It could be that the zebra server is

[Koha] Z39.50, ILL, and 952$r

2017-09-21 Thread Mark Alexander
Our little state (hint: starts with "V") has implemented an interlibrary loan system that seems to be unable to use Z39.50 correctly to query Koha in order to determine an item's availability. I'll try to describe the problem and then ask if there's a workaround in Koha. The state ILL system,

Re: [Koha] Z39.50, ILL, and 952$r

2017-09-21 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Jason Robb's message of 2017-09-21 16:53:16 -0500: > Along with the other systems that use Koha in Kansas, we have worked with > ByWater on this. You can see the details here: https://bugs.koha- > community.org/bugzilla3/show_bug.cgi?id=13937. The basic idea is that > whenever a

Re: [Koha] Z39.50, ILL, and 952$r

2017-09-21 Thread Mark Alexander
I made a silly mistake in my previous message: I meant 952$q (onloan), not 952$r (datelastseen). ___ Koha mailing list http://koha-community.org Koha@lists.katipo.co.nz https://lists.katipo.co.nz/mailman/listinfo/koha

Re: [Koha] Hide MARC View separator

2017-09-17 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from | dalmeida |'s message of 2017-09-16 18:57:03 +0100: > Does anyone know how to hide MARC View separator on book Details page? I'd > like to have only Normal View and ISBD View. I used the following as a hint:

Re: [Koha] Z39.50, ILL, and 952$r

2017-09-22 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Tomas Cohen Arazi's message of 2017-09-21 23:44:56 +: > Wow. I hadn't noticed that new feature! I applied the patches to our Koha installation and it does seem to work when I invoke the server as follows: koha-shell cd /usr/share/koha perl bin/z3950_responder.pl

Re: [Koha] 4 Perl Modules Not Installed on Koha 17.05.03.000

2017-09-05 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Mark Tompsett's message of 2017-09-05 14:10:59 +: > The major problem with cpan'ing your modules is that if you cpan them, and > then a newer version comes out with a fix/enhancement, the search paths used > by Perl will more likely find your CPAN'd versions rather than the

[Koha] Kitchen sink plugin and GetBranchName

2017-09-13 Thread Mark Alexander
In order to learn how to write a plugin, I installed the Kitchen sink plugin: https://github.com/bywatersolutions/koha-plugin-kitchen-sink into stock Koha 17.05. When I ran the plugin's report tool, I got this error: Undefined subroutine

Re: [Koha] Koha 16.11.04 - Setting a template cache directory

2017-08-27 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Prof. Lisandro Laura's message of 2017-08-26 11:05:34 -0300: > Could anyone please point me to a simple step by step instruction to > set entry in my koha-conf.xml file? As I mentioned in my earlier email, I created the cache directory as follows: mkdir -p

Re: [Koha] 4 Perl Modules Not Installed on Koha 17.05.03.000

2017-09-05 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Mark Tompsett's message of 2017-09-05 03:57:06 +: > > WebService::ILS (0.07) > > On newer versions this is the only one that you will probably care about. Can you explain what this module is used for in Koha? It was missing in my installations of 17.05.03, but Koha seemed

Re: [Koha] Regexp in MARC modification action

2017-11-27 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Jonathan Druart's message of 2017-11-26 16:45:08 +: > The "ig" in the modifiers input is a placeholder, not the default. > It is displayed as it to let you know 'i' and/or 'g' are possible modifiers. > Please try again explicitly specifying "ig" in the input box and it should >

Re: [Koha] OAI-PMH Set Question

2017-11-22 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Alphie Garcia's message of 2017-11-22 09:56:03 -1000: > When I'm in Linux and type: > > perl /usr/share/koha/bin/migration_tools/build_oai_sets.pl > > > I get the following error: > > Can't locate C4/Context.pm in @INC (you may need to install the C4::Context > module) (@INC

[Koha] Regexp in MARC modification action

2017-11-22 Thread Mark Alexander
I'm trying to use a MARC modification template to fix the 952$d field in MARC records we receive from our library supply house. This field is supposed to be the acquisition date, but is coming to us in the format /MM/DD instead of the required -MM-DD. So I needed to find a way to replace

Re: [Koha] ILS Z39.50 server information where to look for?

2017-12-15 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Bustillos, Corina's message of 2017-12-15 19:20:55 +: > I was wondering if anyone knows where I can find the following information > within KOHA. > IP address of the ILS Z39.50 server > Port that Ze9.50 searches use > Database name. By default the Z39.50 server has the same IP

Re: [Koha] koha not sending email notices for Check in, Check out, Overdue etc.

2017-12-01 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Javed Sahil's message of 2017-12-01 12:36:37 +0500: > *# PERL5LIB="/usr/share/koha/lib"# > KOHA_CONF="/etc/koha/sites/library/koha-conf.xml"# cd > /usr/share/koha/bin/cronjobs* > > above commands go fine but when i try the following command, > > *# ./*process_message_queue.pl > >

Re: [Koha] Email status changes failed from pending

2017-12-04 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Javed Sahil's message of 2017-12-03 16:05:23 +0500: > 5../process_message_queue.pl > > this error message appears: > > connect to localhost failed (Connection refused) This sounds to me like a postfix configuration problem. What happens when you try this? telnet localhost

Re: [Koha] SQL help please

2017-12-11 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Pedro Amorim's message of 2017-12-11 14:18:08 -0100: > This should work: > > Select title, author, i.itemcallnumber from biblio b > Left join biblioitems bi on b.biblionumber=bi.biblionumber > Left join items i on bi.biblionumber=i.biblionumber > where i.barcode IN ("BARCODE1",

Re: [Koha] Can't run auth_show_hidden_data.pl script

2017-12-06 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Prof. Lisandro Laura's message of 2017-12-06 11:41:57 -0300: > perl ./usr/share/koha/bin/maintenance/auth_show_hidden_data.pl > > But I get the following error: > > "Can't locate Koha/Authorities.pm in @INC (you may need to install the > Koha::Authorities module) (@INC contains:

Re: [Koha] SQL Report not populating

2018-06-12 Thread Mark Alexander
I tried your query with the WHERE clause slightly simplified to give a non-empty result on my test installation of 18.05: WHERE (TO_DAYS(curdate())-TO_DAYS(date_due)) >= '' I was then able to download the CSV file and read it into LibreOffice Calc with no problems. So your query looks good;

Re: [Koha] Migration from Mandarin to Koha

2018-06-15 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Mr Mutsikiwa Admire's message of 2018-06-15 16:55:38 +0200: > I want to migrate bibliographic records from a Mandarin to Koha. > Currently, I am guided by the resource > http://www.bloovis.com/2017/08/09/mandarin-to-koha.html. I am wondering > if there are any generic resources

Re: [Koha] Fwd: OPAC Page not available and login credentials don't work

2018-05-29 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Bedanta Borah's message of 2018-05-28 10:45:54 -0700: > 2) In case of koha livedvd, all features were doing fine untill I updated > the system and the koha-common packages. After the update, my root user and > password (koha_library & koha123) stopped working. But I can login with >

Re: [Koha] ssl for koha login

2018-06-05 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Alvaro Cornejo's message of 2018-06-04 21:18:57 -0500: > I´m trying to setup a ssl connection to Koha (using letsEncrypt certs ) so > my users, admin and opac can have a secure connection. > > I´ve folllowed letsEncrypt & certbot instrucctions but neither opac nor > admin pages

Re: [Koha] Can't locate LangInstaller.pm in @INC

2017-12-30 Thread Mark Alexander
> > root@srv2:/usr/share/koha/misc/translator# perl > > -I/usr/share/koha/misc/translator translate install it-IT > > Can't locate TmplTokenizer.pm in @INC (you may need to install the > > TmplTokenizer module) (@INC contains: /usr/share/koha/lib /etc/perl > >

Re: [Koha] SQL help

2018-01-09 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Elaine Bradtke's message of 2018-01-09 11:06:16 -0800: > "Unknown column 'place' in 'field list'" > Here's the report - what field name do I need to replace place?: > select > b.biblionumber, author, title, > ExtractValue(metadata, '//datafield[@tag="245"]/subfield[@code="b"]')

Re: [Koha] Export from one library, Import to another?

2018-01-15 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Alvin W.'s message of 2018-01-15 16:43:12 -0500: > Basically, I don't care about the content, I just want a verified file that > I was able to Import correctly, to serve as a baseline for the actual > collection when I load it, so that if errors occur, it should be easier to > figure

Re: [Koha] Import of .KOC file into Koha 17.11 hangs

2017-12-28 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Chris Brown's message of 2017-12-27 17:03:17 +: > Using a fresh install of Koha 17.11.00 (from Debian packages) I have > successfully loaded our patron data, our catalog and our items. However > when I try to import an offline circulation (.koc) file, nothing happens. > The

Re: [Koha] Problems adding new members in 17.11

2018-01-02 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Tim McMahon's message of 2018-01-02 16:26:39 -0600: > I'm testing 17.11 (package upgrade from 17.05.02) and when I try to > enter a new patron, the Password and Confirm password fields in the > OPAC/Staff login section near the bottom of the form will get labeled > "This field is

Re: [Koha] zebra shutting down - no search

2018-06-21 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Scott Owen's message of 2018-06-21 09:16:56 -0400: > I still seem to be having some issues with logrotate and the zebra service > starting up > > I have tried both of the options discussed in bug # > https://bugs.koha-community.org/bugzilla3/show_bug.cgi?id=16885 I was able to

Re: [Koha] Reservoir records deletion

2018-08-09 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Hira Akram's message of 2018-08-09 17:30:07 +0500: > I want to delete all biblio records from my koha but they are still appearing > in reservoir. How to remove them? I have deleted them from catalogue and they > are not imported so I cant clean the batch. This is how I did it:

Re: [Koha] 18.05.01 up gradation login access denied

2018-07-16 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Arshad Iqbal's message of 2018-07-16 17:59:22 +0500: > I have upgraded koha version 16.05 to 18.05.01. After upgraded i am trying > to login with master username and password but access denied to login error > facing. This is described in the release notes for 18.05:

Re: [Koha] added new library branch -- lost all collections

2018-04-11 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Jack Boulier's message of 2018-04-11 04:25:23 +: > I have ubuntu xenial and koha 17.11.04. I added a new library to the database > and added some books to that library. When I did a search for the text I > could not find them as a superuser. The search would always query the >

Re: [Koha] Zebra stops every day

2018-04-04 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Javed Sahil's message of 2018-04-04 17:44:23 +: > I am using Koha17.11, I moved my old DB which was working fine in koha16.11, > > But now my zebra server stops daily or after two or three days, actually > i have not noted exact duration. It might be this problem:

Re: [Koha] Importing MARC records with items

2018-04-18 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Sean Carte's message of 2018-04-18 10:44:45 +0200: > I have records that I have exported from SirsiDynix Symphony that I'm > trying to import into a new instance of Koha. The bib records load, but the > items are not added. >[...] > 952 > > *_a*657 GAA V.1 This doesn't look quite

Re: [Koha] Out of memory

2018-03-19 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Rubeno Fernández's message of 2018-03-19 07:12:29 +0100: > How much memory do you need to run Koha? > I run a database with about 22000 records on a virtual server on Digital > Ocean > with 1GB memory and very low usage, but the server is crashing very often. We're running Koha

Re: [Koha] Koha Performance

2018-03-20 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Narcis Garcia's message of 2018-03-20 10:38:26 +0100: > 1. What is the concrete indicator that Plack is enabled and running or not? In the "About Koha" page, immediately after the "Apache version:" line, you should see a line that looks like this: PSGI: Plack (deployment)

[Koha] DDoS attack on memcached

2018-02-28 Thread Mark Alexander
Apparently, a bug in memcached (which we use in Koha) causes it to be used an intermediary in a DDoS attack: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/02/in-the-wild-ddoses-use-new-way-to-achieve-unthinkable-sizes/ I'm not an expert on this kind of thing by any means, but judging from

Re: [Koha] Matric Number and Barcode not Showing on Library Card

2018-11-07 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from olufunmilayo favour's message of 2018-11-07 08:01:57 +: > I configured my university's koha library card and it works > perfectly for the undergraduate students whose matriculation numbers > are in this format AAA/12345678 and varchar was selected for the type > at PHPMyAdmin.

[Koha] OPAC holdings table in 18.11 shows instead of blank

2018-12-22 Thread Mark Alexander
I've just upgraded one of my Koha VMs from 18.05 to 18.11, and also created a new install of 18.11 in another VM, and both exibit a new issue: In the OPAC, when looking at the MARC view for an item, there is a table at the bottom of the page showing some holding information. Those table fields

Re: [Koha] OPAC holdings table in 18.11 shows instead of blank

2018-12-24 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Mark Alexander's message of 2018-12-22 11:56:33 -0500: > In the OPAC, when looking at the MARC view for an item, there is a > table at the bottom of the page showing some holding information. > Those table fields that used to be blank in 18.05 are now displaying > as "" (without the

Re: [Koha] New OPAC design

2019-04-01 Thread Mark Alexander
This is wonderful work. We're going to adopt it at our little rural library, since most of our patrons are over 50, and we need to encourage more young people to visit. ___ Koha mailing list http://koha-community.org Koha@lists.katipo.co.nz

Re: [Koha] Koha importing biblio with items error

2019-02-13 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Dorothy Chong's message of 2019-02-12 20:14:48 +0800: > Our library is hoping to transfer into Koha but has so far had issues with > staging the records with items. Without the 952 field it works fine, and it > also worked fine when it was just 952$a, $b, and $y. Whenever I try to

Re: [Koha] Koha Duplicating Items

2019-02-12 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Myriam Torres's message of 2019-02-12 11:22:18 +0200: > [...] The problem is that instead of creating a single item with > all the information it creates many items with different information. This > is my mrc file: > [...] > =952 \\$aAKL > =952 \\$bAKL > =952 \\$o005.265 > =952

Re: [Koha] Koha 18.11

2019-04-19 Thread Mark Alexander
Excerpts from Luisa Korodrau's message of 2019-04-19 08:12:05 +1200: > 1. uploading photos for patrons record. The photo uploading icon is not > there. Where can I find it and how is it done Have you set the "patronimages" system preference to "allow"? There is some information here: