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Disabling the Reports Button

Siebel CRM displays the Reports button in the Siebel client in the Application toolbar, by default. You can disable or enable it. If you disable it, then you can still use a Siebel workflow process or business service to run reports. For more information, see About the Report Business Service.

To disable the Reports button

  1. Log in to the Siebel application with administrator privileges.
  2. Navigate to the Administration - Application screen, and then the System Preferences view.
  3. Query the System Preference field for ReportEngineType, and then set the System Preferences value using values from the following table.
    System Preference Value


    Configures Siebel CRM to not display the Reports button.


    Configures Siebel CRM to display the Reports button.

  4. Restart the Siebel Server, and then verify the state of the Reports button.
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