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About SmartScript Object Types
Within a script, you can refer to virtual business components in the same way that you refer to other business components. Virtual business components are a class of business component that access external data (data stored outside the Siebel database). Virtual business components allow you to present and manipulate external data using the Siebel user interface without having to replicate the data inside the Siebel data model.
Siebel VB and Siebel eScript recognize the following items as SmartScript object types: