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[23 Jun 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

When you goto Tools->Screen object, you cannot see ‘Bitmap Category’ field because it is HIDDEN in tools for a normal view. You need to enable it from Tools CFG.
Here are steps -
1. Open your Tools.cfg.
2. Search for “ClientConfigurationMode”, it might be there with value like
ClientConfigurationMode = Web
3. If you find it or did’t find it, just add/replace below value to the [Siebel] section of CFG. This is the first section of CFG.
ClientConfigurationMode = All
4. Relaunch your Tools. This will show certain hidden fields and Objects of Tools.
5. …

Configuration, Siebel Administration, Siebel SQLs & Database, Uncategorized »

[15 Jun 2009 | 4 Comments | ]

This issues was faced by a developer, who asked for the solution, so here is something can be done at database level -
Create an Oracle profile and limit the number of sessions per database user, for example:
sql> CREATE PROFILE <profilename> limit SESSIONS_PER_USER 1;
sql> ALTER USER <username> <profilename>;
Using this approach, please be aware that dead connections will not always be detected by the database immediately, so users might occasionally not be able to login even a single time until a database administrator has killed their session. Also, …

Tips & Tricks »

[15 Jun 2009 | Comments Off | ]

Siebeldev.exe is a powerful utility provided in Siebel Tools, but don’t make full use of it. It can used to do some of our manual tasks of Tools like Import sifs, Export sifs, do Compilation, apply patches, all using the Commandline.
So, we can write a simple batch file with the Siebeldev.exe , its appropriate switches and parameters, and automate these tasks.

Automate Export Sifs from Siebel Tools:
1. Create a ExportSif.bat file.
2.Put below commandline in it and save the file.
c:\Sia80\Tools\BIN\siebdev.exe /c c:\Sia80\Tools\BIN\ENU\tools.cfg /u sadmin /p sadmin /d local /batchexport “Siebel Repository” C:\Sia80\Tools\bin\obj.txt …

Downloads, Tips & Tricks »

[15 Jun 2009 | 6 Comments | ]

Goto URL – http://edelivery.oracle.com/
Click Continue button
Give your name, company name, valid email id and country. Click Submit below.
Select “Siebel CRM” from drop down and platform as “Microsoft Windows(32-bit)”. Click Continue.
Search for “Siebel Business Applications Release Media Pack for Microsoft Windows (32-bit)” on this page. Click that link.
Look for Seconf Download button on the page. Or search “V14591-01″.
Here is your Siebel Bookshelf Version.

Configuration »

[8 Jun 2009 | 6 Comments | ]

Some people be wondering how does some screens have Icons, can we configure same for our custom screens??. I am referring to the icons similar to shown in the snap-shot below, like for Accounts, Contacts, Opportunities, Quotes.
Siebel Screen Icons
You can also put your custom icons to your custom screens by following the below procedure.
1. Get/Create your icon file and put it in the \Client\PUBLIC\enu\IMAGES folder. It should be in .gif format only. Say it, testicon.gif
2. Goto Tools -> Bitmap Categories.
3. Query for a existing Bitmap Category lets say – [Contact]
4. …

Configuration, Tips & Tricks »

[8 Jun 2009 | Comments Off | ]

Sometimes you might need to add a extra Menu to Siebel Application. Lets say after “Help” menu as shown in the below screen shot.
Siebel Application Menus
Navigate to the Tools -> Application.
Locate your Siebel Application name, let’s say, [Siebel Universal Agent]
Go to its Menu field and get the Menu name, it might be [Generic WEB]
Now navigate to Tools -> Menu. Query the Menu as got above [Generic WEB]
Go to the child object Menu Items.
Now your new menu is going to come at 8th Position here as per above snapshot and there …