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This post is a participation by BRAHMI.

This post has some very useful FAQs. These could also fall under Siebel interview questions or Siebel certification exam.

The Major differences between siebel 7.x and 8.x

1) Siebel 8.0 has introduced Task UI for task automations.

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Comments (22) Posted by Sridhar on Tuesday, February 16th, 2010


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This post is a contribution from Diwakar. Thanks for his contribution.

This post describes how to bounce Siebel Server or Services. This document explains steps required for both Windows and Unix.
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Comments (86) Posted by Sridhar on Thursday, November 19th, 2009


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This post is a contribution from Vishnu. Thanks for his contribution.

This post describes how to change colors on the field controls. The document also describes changing font, its size, color and background color.
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Comments (12) Posted by Sridhar on Friday, April 24th, 2009


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In your local machine config file, under Local section, there is a parameter called AutoStopDB which is normally set to FALSE. This parameter determines whether to shut down the local database or not when you exit Siebel Local Client.
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Comments (3) Posted by Sridhar on Tuesday, January 27th, 2009


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This blog is a contribution from Priyanka. Many thanks for her post. This post describes How to Change the lost or forgotten Local DB Password in Siebel. This post also shows how to change the local DB password.

Click Here to Download this document. Thanks again Priyanka!
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Comments (12) Posted by Sridhar on Saturday, November 29th, 2008


Filed under How To, Tips&Tricks, eScript, All, Configuration

There are many ways to invoke an Internet Explorer on a button click in Siebel. I will post two ways of doing it in two different posts.

Requirement: When a custom button is clicked it should invoke Internet Explorer and navigate to a given URL.
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Comments (14) Posted by Sridhar on Monday, November 10th, 2008


Filed under How To, Tips&Tricks, eScript, All, Configuration

Handling Date and Time functions is very puzzling in eScript. Lot of developers mess around with the code to reach the result.

In this post I will explain the simplest way to find the time difference between two different times in Seconds using Siebel eScript.
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Comments (19) Posted by Sridhar on Friday, October 24th, 2008


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Invoking workflows in Siebel has become very easy since the introduction of Runtime Events. Runtime events saves a lot of time for developers. We no longer have to create triggers or workflow policies to invoke workflows on certain record events.

In this post I will explain how easy it is to invoke a workflow using Runtime Events.
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Comments (17) Posted by Sridhar on Thursday, October 16th, 2008


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This post is the contribution by Sachin Mittal. He has shared a document which beautifully explains on how to create a Symbolic URL in Siebel to display external webpage. Thanks Sachin.

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Comments (17) Posted by Sridhar on Sunday, September 21st, 2008


Filed under Tips&Tricks, All, Configuration

This tip will enable you to login into Siebel thin client automatically. You could save it as a shortcut or save the link as your browser favorite.

To do this all you have to do this to append execute command, username and password to the URL as shown below.
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Comments (80) Posted by Sridhar on Friday, September 19th, 2008


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