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Support for Siebel Web Services
The following elements contribute to the deployment of Siebel Web services.
Inbound and Outbound Web Services
Siebel applications support both inbound and outbound Web services:
Integration objects provide the primary means of structuring Web service messages. An integration object can be used to support both inbound and outbound Web services, its use with inbound Web services is more tightly bound to the Siebel Object Manager. An integration object represents a subset of a Siebel Business object. The ways in which the elements of the integration object correspond to the elements of the business component are explained as follows:
Business services allow you to deploy a reusable object that contains a predefined set of methods. Additionally, deploying business services allows you to model your Web services within Siebel Tools.
Siebel Web services employ two types of business service: