Global Deployment Guide


How This Guide Is Organized

Additional Resources

Revision History

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Overview of Global Deployment

What Is Global Deployment?

Global Deployment Terminology





Multicurrency Support


Siebel Language

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Supported Character Sets and Collation

Supported Traditional and Unicode Character Sets

Traditional Character Sets

Unicode Character Set

Siebel Character Set Encoding Names and Business Services

Special Character Set Encoding Names and Business Services

Updating Currency Symbols

Collation of the Local and Sample Database

Collation Sequences and Sorting Orders

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Planning Global Deployments

Planning Your Global Deployment

Addressing Data Sharing and Privacy Issues in Europe and APAC

Deployment Scenarios for Installing Multiple Languages on Siebel Servers

Scenario 1

Scenario 2

Scenario 3

Integration Considerations

Transcode Business Service

Character Conversion Errors in External Systems

Setting Up and Administering Locales

About the Active Language

Configuring Language Support for Browser Platforms

Configuring Language Support for Windows 2000

Configuring Language Support for Windows XP

Configuring Language Support on Windows ME/98/95 and NT 4.0

Configuring Language Support on IBM OS/2 and Sun Solaris 8

Online Help

Application-Wide Data

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Configuring Global Applications

Enabling Global Data

Translating a Globally-Enabled Field

Using the Global Time Zone Feature

Converting Data to UTC

Enabling UTC

Administering Time Zones

Enabling the Global Time Zone Feature in an Upgraded Environment

Performing a UTC Delta Upgrade

Configuring Bidirectional Capability

Installing Right-to-Left Images

Setting the Direction to Right-to-Left Mode on the Siebel Client

The Localization Process

What You Can Localize

Localizing an Unshipped Language

Localizing a Siebel Handheld Client

Supported Microsoft Windows Code Pages

Unicode Support for Siebel Handheld Clients

Adding Handwriting Recognition Software to a Supported Handheld Device

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Global Deployment Scenarios

Siebel Unicode Architecture

Global Deployment Scenarios

Monolingual Data Support Deployment

Multilingual User Interface Deployment

Unicode Database Deployment

Non-Unicode Database Deployment

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 Global Deployment Guide 
 Published: 18 April 2003