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Appendix H:

Configuring OCLC Software to Export to OPAL

Connexion Client

  1. Select Tools from the menu bar and then Options from the drop down menu.
  2. Click on the Export tab.
  3. Click Create in the Select an Export Destination section.
  4. Select OCLC Gateway Export and click OK.
  5. Enter cat.opal-libraries.org in the Host Name box.
  6. Enter 5500 in the Port box.
  7. Enter 10 in the Timeout box.
  8. Enter 0 in the Retries box.
  9. Enter 90 in the Delay box.
  10. Click OK
  11. Click OK to accept the default Export Destination name.
  12. Click Close

Connexion Browser

  1. Log into OCLC Connexion.
  2. Click the General tab.
  3. Select Preferences from the Admin Options pull-down menu.
  4. Click Export Options.
  5. Select the Export to a TCP/IP Connection option within the Export Destination section.
  6. Enter cat.opal-libraries.org in the Host Name: box within the TCP/IP Connection Options section.
  7. Enter 5500 in the Port Number: box.
  8. Enter 10 in the Timeout box within the TCP/IP Timeouts and Retries section.
  9. Enter 0 in the Retries box.
  10. Enter 90 in the Delay box.
  11. Click the My Default button to save these settings as your authorization’s permanent export setting.