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The Siebel Environment

The Siebel eBusiness Applications environment consists of three entities, listed in Table 3.

Table 3.  Siebel Application Entities
Siebel clients
Includes Siebel Web Client, Dedicated Web Client, Wireless Client, Mobile Web Client, Handheld Client, and Siebel Tools Client.
Siebel Database Server and Siebel File System
Stores the data and physical files used by Siebel clients and Siebel Enterprise Server.
Siebel Enterprise Server
Includes the Siebel Servers, Siebel Gateway Name Server and Connection Broker. Collectively, these entities provide both batch mode and interactive services to and on behalf of Siebel clients.

The Siebel Enterprise Server environment represents the middle tier within the three-tiered Siebel eBusiness Applications environment.

NOTE:  This chapter discusses only the Siebel Enterprise Server architecture and entities. For a complete discussion of the Siebel Web clients, see Siebel Web Client Administration Guide.

Figure 1 and Figure 2 each contains a logical diagram of all the entities that make up the Siebel eBusiness Applications environment.

Figure 1.  Logical Diagram of a Siebel 7 Environment in a Small Deployment (One Siebel Servers and One Web Server)

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In a large deployment on multiple Siebel Servers, you can place the Name Server as shown in Figure 2.

Figure 2.  Logical Diagram of a Siebel 7 Environment in a Larger Deployment (Multiple Siebel Servers)

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