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About the Siebel Environment

The Siebel Business Applications environment consists of the following entities, listed in Table 4.

Table 4. Siebel Application Entities

Siebel Clients

Includes Siebel Web client, Siebel Developer Web Client, Wireless Client, Mobile Web Client, handheld client, and Siebel Tools Client. For descriptions of client types, see Configuring the Browser for Siebel Web Clients.

Siebel Enterprise Server

Includes the logical grouping of Siebel Servers for a multiple server deployment (for a single Siebel Server and single Web server deployment, the Siebel Enterprise Server contains a single Siebel Server). The Siebel Enterprise Server, collectively with the Siebel Gateway Name Server, provides both batch mode and interactive services to and on behalf of Siebel clients.

Siebel Gateway Name Server

Includes the name server for a single server deployment.

Siebel Database

Includes the RDBMS client software and Siebel tables, indexes, and seed data.

Siebel File System

Stores the data and physical files used by Siebel clients and Siebel Enterprise Server.

Siebel Management Framework

An optional addition to the Siebel environment. Deploy this entity if you intend to use Siebel Management Pack which deployed as part of Oracle Enterprise Manager.

The Siebel Management Pack provides the underlying infrastructure components that are required to support the diagnostic and deployment features offered by the Oracle Enterprise Manager.

For more information, see Oracle Enterprise Manager Getting Started with Application Management Pack for Siebel 10g Release 5 ( This document provides a brief introduction to the Siebel Management Pack, and describes the features this pack offers.


The Siebel Enterprise Server environment represents the middle tier within the three-tiered Siebel Business Applications environment.

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