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Verifying the Siebel Gateway Name Server Has Started
If, during configuration, you selected manual start for the Siebel Gateway Name Server, you must make sure that the Siebel Gateway Name Server is started every time you:
- Install and configure a new Siebel Server component.
- Operate a Siebel Business application.
To verify that the Siebel Gateway Name Server has started
- Navigate to the $SIEBEL_ROOT/gtwysrvr directory and source the Siebel environmental variables. Choose the appropriate command for your UNIX shell or its variant.
Bourne or Korn shell
TIP: Make sure there is a space between the initial period and
This sets the Siebel environment variables and path information required to use Siebel utilities.
TIP: To configure the Siebel environment shell script to source automatically whenever a Siebel administrator logs on, specify the shell as the default for administrator accounts. Then, add this command to the start-up file for the administrator's account.
To verify that the Siebel Gateway Name Server is running
You should receive a response similar to this:
started at Fri Mar 19 15:33:26 2004, pid: 4024, autostart: yes
If the Siebel Gateway Name Server is stopped, do the following:
- Execute the
start_ns command to start the Siebel Gateway Name Server. For details, see the Siebel System Administration Guide.
list_ns to verify that it is operating correctly.