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Configuring Web Services

Web services are used to direct the inbound and outbound messages to and from the third-party HRMS. Verify that the Web service is correctly configured for each employee.

This task is a step in Process for Setting Up an Application Services Interface.

To configure the Web services for position and an employee

  1. From the application-level menu, choose Navigate > Site Map > Administration - Web Services > Outbound Web Services.
  2. In the Outbound Web Services list, query to find the External Employee service.
    • External Position
    • External Employee
  3. Verify that the fields in the Outbound Web Services list match the information in the following table.

    External Position or External Employee


  4. In the Service Ports list, add a new record, and then complete the fields.

    The following table describes the fields in the service port record.



    When you select a transport, the field is populated with a template address. For example, C:\Employee_req.xml;C:\Employee_resp.xml. (The root of the address can be different depending on your environment.) The address path can be any file system accessible through the Siebel client.


    If a SOAP header is expected by the receiving application, select SOAP_RPC.


    Enter a descriptive name for the port.

    Port Type

    Enter External Position or External Employee.


    Select File from the drop-down list.

For more information about configuring Web Services and setting up demonstration scripts, see Integration Platform Technologies: Siebel eBusiness Application Integration Volume II.

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