Global Deployment Guide

What's New in This Release

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Overview of Global Deployments

Global Deployment Terminology






About Date, Time, Number, and Currency Formatting

About Supported Character Sets

Non-Unicode (Traditional) Character Sets

Unicode Character Sets

About Character Set Encodings and Siebel Applications

About the Database Collation Sequence

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Planning Global Deployments

Understanding Your Company's Global Business Requirements

Expected Results of Global Deployment Planning

About Ideal Global Deployments

About the Siebel Unicode Architecture

About Planning Your Global Deployment

About Configuring Global Deployments

Options for Installing Multiple Language Packs on Siebel Servers

Deploying Language Packs Only Once

Deploying Language Packs Now and at a Later Date

Deploying Language Packs Shipped After Initial Rollout

Planning Upgrades for Global Deployments

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Configuring Global Deployments

About Parameters for Language and Locale

About the Active Language

About Configuring Language Support for Browser Platforms

About Unicode Fonts

Configuring Language Support for Windows 2000

Configuring Language Support for Windows XP

Configuring Language Support on Windows ME/98

About Integration Considerations

About Character Conversion Errors

About the Transcode Service Business Service

About Application-Wide Data

Setting Up Global Data

Configuring the Calendar

Configuring Cascading Style Sheets to Specify Different Fonts

Configuring Bidirectional Capability

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Deploying with Global Time Zone

About Global Time Zone and Universal Time Coordinated (UTC)

About UTC System Preferences

About UTC Data Conversion

Example of UTC Data Conversion

Guidelines for UTC and Non-UTC Deployments

About Enabling UTC for Existing Deployments

Setting UTC System Preferences

Setting the Database Server to UTC

Enabling Custom Date-time Fields and Columns for UTC

Converting Historical Data to UTC

About the UTC Conversion Utility

Preparing Your Data for Conversion to UTC

Running the UTC Conversion Utility

Reviewing the UTC Conversion Log Files

Manually Launching the UTC Conversion Utility

Performing UTC Delta Conversion

Administering Time Zones

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Localizing Global Deployments

About the Localization Process

Defining the Scope of the Localization

Developing a Glossary for Translating Product Terminology

About Working with Translators

Localizing Lists of Values and Multilingual Lists of Values

Localizing an Unshipped Language

Creating Language and Locale Records

Creating New Language Subdirectories

Creating Application Object Manager Components

Creating Virtual Directories on the Web Server

Updating the eapps.cfg File on the SWSE

Configuring Mobile Web Clients

Testing an Unshipped Language

Completing Localization for an Unshipped Language

About Localizing Siebel Handheld Clients

About Testing Globalized Software

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Global Deployment Guide