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Tuning Siebel Configurator

How you configure your Siebel Server components for Siebel Configurator server deployments, for appropriate tuning, depends in part upon which deployment method you use, as described in Topology Considerations for Siebel Configurator.

  • If you deploy Siebel Configurator on the AOM, then your Configurator tuning calculations must be made in combination with your AOM tuning calculations.
  • If you deploy Siebel Configurator using the Product Configurator Object Manager (eProdCfgObjMgr) server component on a dedicated Siebel Server machine, then your Configurator tuning calculations will be only indirectly related to your AOM tuning calculations and will be determined primarily by configuration-related concurrent users and request loads.

In particular, note that, for a dedicated Siebel Configurator server, the MaxTasks parameter should generally be set much lower than for an AOM. By default, the ratio of MaxTasks to MaxMTServers is 20:1 for eProdCfgObjMgr.

In addition, depending on request load, MaxTasks should generally be set lower for an AOM running Siebel Configurator than for an AOM that is not running Siebel Configurator.

You can follow this general procedure to determine how to set these parameters:

  • Determine what percentage of users for your Siebel application are also users of Siebel Configurator. For example, for every 100 users, 60 work with Quotes.
  • Calculate what percentage of time these users spend using Siebel Configurator. For example, out of the 60 users mentioned previously, only 30 are concurrently using Siebel Configurator.
  • Maintain the default ratio of 20:1 for MaxTasks/MaxMTServers.
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