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Converting Your Current Data for an MLOV

This topic describes how to convert your current data for an MLOV. includes the following information:

After you configure Siebel CRM to use an MLOV, you use the MLOV Converter Utility to convert data for the current lists of values. The MLOV Converter Utility does the following:

  • For each column configured for an MLOV, locates values in lists of values in user data that the S_LST_OF_VAL table does not contain.
  • Inserts these values into the S_LST_OF_VAL table as inactive.
  • Modifies the display value of bounded columns to the language-independent code and sets the value for the Multilingual property to true.

To convert your current data for an MLOV

  1. In Siebel Tools, delete all indexes that reference the columns you must convert.

    You will recreate these indexes after you finish the MLOV conversion.

  2. Start the Siebel Database Configuration Wizard.

    For information, see Siebel Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows. If you use UNIX, then see Siebel Installation Guide for UNIX.

  3. Define the required parameters.

    For more information, see Parameters You Use to Run the MLOV Converter Utility.

  4. Choose Run Database Utilities.
  5. Choose Multi-Lingual List of Value Conversion.
  6. Choose Validate Mode.
  7. Run the MLOV Converter Utility.
  8. Review the log file and resolve errors, as necessary.

    The MLOV Converter Utility checks for errors and writes them to a log file. The default name of the log file is mlovupgd_verify.log. The default location of the file is the siebsrvr\LOG directory.

  9. If the utility reports an error, then resume the utility in validation mode.

    For more information, see Resuming the MLOV Converter Utility If an Error Occurs.

  10. Repeat Step 2 through Step 9 until the utility does not report any errors.
  11. Repeat Step 2 through Step 5 to restart the Siebel Database Configuration Wizard.
  12. Specify Translation Mode, and then run the MLOV Converter Utility.
  13. Recreate the indexes you deleted in Step 1.
  14. Compile and test your modifications.

    For more information, see Using Siebel Tools.

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