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    How to run basic MarcExport?

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Voyager

     

    Question

    How to run MarcExport to export records?

    Answer

    Determine parameters
    1. What type of records to export (Bibs, Bib/Mfhd groups, Auths)
    2. How records will be identified (specific record ID, update date, etc.)
    3. Values for 3 required export parameters:

    Record type -r
    Export mode -m
    Export target -t
    (See Technical User's Guide for options for each parameter).

    To run MarcExport from the server command line:
    1. Connect to server via SSH or telnet.
    2. cd /m1/voyager/xxxdb/sbin
    3. Pmarcexport -r{X} -m{X} -t{X} (where {X} is appropriate parameter value)
    4. cd ../rpt
    5. ls -l log.exp*
    6. Find log.exp* file with datestamp corresponding to run.
    7. ls -l marc.exp*
    8. Find marc.exp* file corresponding to run.
    9. If editing records or sending to another party, connect via FTP and retrieve marc.exp* file from step 8.
    To run MarcExport from WebAdmin:
    1. Connect to WebAdmin.
    2. Click "Bulk Export of MARC Records.
    3. Select "Record Type" from drop-down.
    4. Click desired Export Mode radio button.
    5. Enter corresponding data for Export Target.
    6. Enter email address.
    7. Click Submit.
    8. Return to Main Menu.
    9. Click "Report Files"
    10.  Find log.exp* and marc.exp* files corresponding to run.
    11.  If editing records or sending to another party
      1. For Voyager 9.0.0 and higher, click marc.exp* file to download.
      2. For versions prior to Voyager 9.0.0, connect to server via FTP and retrieve marc.exp* file from step 10.

    • Article last edited: 24-Feb-2016
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