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Reinstalling the Siebel Gateway Name Server and Siebel Server


In some cases, you may need to reinstall the Siebel Gateway Name Server and Siebel Servers. These cases include scenarios when you want to:

  • Rename the machine on which the Siebel Gateway Name Server, Siebel Servers, or both are running.
  • Make structural changes to the directory where the Siebel Gateway Name Server, Siebel Servers, or both are installed.
  • Move the Siebel Gateway Name Server, Siebel Servers, or both to another machine.

Each of these operations require you to uninstall and reinstall both the Siebel Gateway Name Server and Siebel Servers. For details on uninstalling and installing Siebel Servers and the Siebel Gateway Name Server, see the Siebel Installation Guide for the operating system you are using. Uninstall and reinstall these entities in the following sequence.

To uninstall and reinstall server entities

  1. Uninstall the Siebel Server.
  2. Uninstall the Siebel Gateway Name Server.
  3. Reinstall the Siebel Gateway Name Server.
  4. Reinstall the Siebel Server.

    After installation, perform necessary Siebel Server configurations (define new components, enable or disable components and component groups, assign component groups to Siebel Server, and so on), and reextract all mobile clients. For information on extracting mobile client databases, see Siebel Remote and Replication Manager Administration Guide.

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