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Manual Reference Pages  -  ZOOMSH (1)

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NAME

zoomsh - ZOOM shell

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

zoomsh [-a apdufile] [-e] [-v loglevel] [commands...]

DESCRIPTION

zoomsh is a ZOOM client with a simple command line interface. The client demonstrates the ZOOM API and is useful for testing targets.

You may pass one or more commands to zoomsh. These commands are invoked first.

OPTIONS

-a apdufile

Logs protocol packages into apdufile (APDU log).

-e

Makes zoomsh stop processing commands as soon as an error occur. The exit code of zoomsh is 1 if error occurs; 0 otherwise.

-v loglevel

Sets YAZ log level to loglevel.

EXAMPLES

If you start the yaz-ztest in one console you can use the ZOOM shell as follows:

$ zoomsh
ZOOM>connect localhost:9999
ZOOM>search computer
localhost:9999: 7 hits
ZOOM>show 0 1
1 Default USmarc
001    11224466
003 DLC
005 00000000000000.0
008 910710c19910701nju           00010 eng
010    $a    11224466
040    $a DLC $c DLC
050 00 $a 123-xyz
100 10 $a Jack Collins
245 10 $a How to program a computer
260 1  $a Penguin
263    $a 8710
300    $a p. cm.
ZOOM>quit

You can also achieve the same result by passing the commands as arguments on a single command line:

$ zoomsh "connect localhost:9999" "search computer""show 0 1" quit

COMMANDS

connect zurl

Connects to the target given by zurl.

close [zurl]

Closes connection to target given by zurl or all targets if zurl was omitted.

show [start [count]]

Displays count records starting at offset given by start. First records has offset 0 (unlike the Z39.50 protocol).

quit

Quits zoomsh.

set name [value]

Sets option name to value.

get name

Prints value of option name.

help

Prints list of available commands.

SEE ALSO

yaz(7), yaz-ztest(8),

Section "Building clients with ZOOM" in the YAZ manual.

\m[blue]ZOOM home page\m[][1].

NOTES

1. ZOOM home page  http://zoom.z3950.org/
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YAZ 5.15.1 ZOOMSH (1) 11/12/2015

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