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Installing the Siebel Web Server Extension

The chapter is written for system administrators or Web masters who will install and configuration the Siebel Web Server Extension (SWSE).

Installing and configuring Siebel Web Server extensions consist of several tasks as listed in Table 32.

Table 32.  SWSE Installation and Configuration Tasks
Who Performs It?
System Administrator
  1. Plan your Web server deployment. See Planning Siebel Web Server Deployment.
  2. Review preconditions for installing the Siebel Web Server Extension plug-in. See Prerequisites for Siebel Web Server Extension Installation.
  3. Verify your Siebel Gateway and Enterprise Server installation. See Verifying the Siebel Gateway and Enterprise Server.
  4. Verify the requirements for installing your Web server. See Verifying Web Server Requirements.
  5. Verify the requirements for Siebel Language Pack installation on your Web server. See Web Server Language Pack Requirements.
  6. Install the Web server. See Installing the Web Server.
  7. Install your load-balancing software, if any.
  8. (Optional) If you will be installing Resonate Central Dispatch on this Web server. See the account information in Preparing for the Installation.
  9. If you will be using a different product to load- balance your Web servers, follow the vendor instructions for installation and configuration.
  10. (Optional) Install and configure Resonate Central Dispatch. See Implementing Load-Balancing with Central Dispatch.
  11. Install the Siebel Web Server Extension. See Installing the Web Server.
  12. Configure the Siebel Web Server Extension. See Configuring the Siebel Web Server Extension.
  13. Make any needed changes to what you entered during configuration. See Editing the Web Server Extension Configuration File (eapps.cfg) and also Structure of the eapps.cfg File.
  14. Start Windows services. See Services You Must Restart.
  15. If you want to create a new virtual directory, see Adding a New Virtual Directory to IIS.

Siebel Web Server Extension (SWSE) is one in a series of server components that enable communication between Siebel eBusiness Applications Web Clients and Siebel Servers.

Siebel eBusiness Applications are a family of zero-footprint, Web-based applications that you access through a standard Web browser.

These applications use several server components to service these Web clients:

For information on supported hardware, operating system platforms, Web browsers, and Web servers, refer to System Requirements and Supported Platforms.

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