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Installing the Siebel Server

This chapter describes how to install and configure the Siebel Server on the Windows platform using the standard GUI installation method. For alternative installation methods, refer to Installing in Unattended or Console Modes.

For detailed information on the role of the Siebel Server within the Siebel environment, see Siebel Server Installation Overview.

The installation and configuration of the Siebel Server consists of several tasks. Table 9 illustrates the sequence of steps.

Table 9.  Server Installation and Configuration Tasks
Who Performs It?
System Administrator
  1. Verify that the Siebel Gateway has started. See Starting the Siebel Gateway Manually.
  2. Verify Siebel Server installation prerequisites are met. See Siebel Server Deployment Considerations.
  3. If you are clustering servers, verify that clustering software has been configured on each machine that you intend to cluster. See Clustering Prerequisites for the Siebel Server.
Database Administrator
  1. Install your RDBMS instance. See Installing Your Database Instance.
System Administrator
  1. Configure any database-specific connectivity software. See Configuring Database Connectivity Software.
  2. Verify network connectivity. See Verifying Network Connectivity.
  3. Install Fulcrum SearchServer. See Installing Fulcrum SearchServer.
  4. Verify that Central Dispatch was installed on all Siebel Servers for which you want to implement load-balancing. See Verifying Central Dispatch Installation.
  5. Create a Siebel File System directory for each database tableowner. See Creating a File System.
  6. Verify that the Siebel Gateway has started. See Pre-Installation Checklist for the Siebel Server.
  7. Configure the Siebel Enterprise Server. See Configuring the Siebel Server.
  8. If you are installing additional languages, see Post-Installation Tasks for the Siebel Server.
  9. Review the installation directory. See Reviewing the Software Installation for the Siebel Server.
  10. Verify that the ODBC Data Source is functioning properly. See Verifying the Siebel Server ODBC Data Source.
  11. Verify the connection to Siebel Mobile Web Clients. See Establishing Network Connectivity for Mobile Users.
  12. Set the Siebel Server locale. See Setting the Database Client Locale for Siebel Server.
  13. Disable the appropriate language-specific Application Object Managers (AOM) on this Siebel Server. See Disabling Language-Specific Application Object Managers.

 Siebel Server Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows 
 Published: 25 June 2003