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Configuring the adapter consists of specifying connection and authentication information for each of the connections you want to establish.
In order to connect to Siebel, the adapter requires connection and authentication information. You supply this information using the SET CONNECTION_ATTRIBUTES command. You can:
You can declare connections to more than one Siebel data source by including multiple SET CONNECTION_ATTRIBUTES commands. The actual connection to Siebel takes place when the first query that references that connection is issued.
If you issue multiple SET CONNECTION_ATTRIBUTES commands:
You can configure the adapter from either the Web Console or the Data Management Console.
From the Data Management Console, expand the Adapters folder.
The Adapters folder opens.
The Add Adapter to Configuration pane opens.
The Siebel adapter is under the ERP group folder.
The following list describes the connection attributes for which you can supply values. To complete the attribute declaration, click the Configure button.
Logical name used to identify this particular set of connection attributes. The default is CON01.
Siebel Gateway Server name.
For Siebel version 7.7 and higher, you must also supply the Gateway server port #.
Siebel Enterprise Server name.
Siebel Object Manager name.
Siebel Server name.
Note: This parameter is not required for Siebel version 7.7 and higher.
Name of the repository from which to read Siebel metadata.
There are two methods by which a user can be authenticated when connecting to a database server:
Username by which you are known to Siebel. This field only displays when the security mode of the server is non-trusted.
Password associated with the user name. This field only displays when the security mode of the server is non-trusted.
Select a profile from the drop-down menu to indicate the level of profile in which to store the CONNECTION_ATTRIBUTES command. The global profile, edasprof.prf, is the default.
If you wish to create a new profile, either a user profile (user.prf) or a group profile if available on your platform (using the appropriate naming convention), choose New Profile from the drop-down menu and enter a name in the Profile Name field (the extension is added automatically).
Store the connection attributes in the server profile (edasprof).
Explicit. The user ID and password are explicitly stated in SET CONNECTION_ATTRIBUTES commands. You can include these commands in the Server's global profile, edasprof.prf, for all users.
ENGINE SIBIN SET CONNECTION_ATTRIBUTES connection_name /userid,password;:'Gateway/Enterprise/Obj Mngr/Siebel'
Password Passthru. The user ID and password received from the client application are passed to the Siebel Server for authentication. When a client connects to the server, the user ID and password are passed to Siebel for authentication and are not authenticated by the server.
ENGINE SIBIN SET CONNECTION_ATTRIBUTES connection_name :'Gateway[:gateway port_#]/Enterprise/Obj Mngr/Siebel'
Indicates the adapter.
Is a logical name used to identify this particular set of connection attributes. In the Access File, it becomes the CONNECTION= attribute.
Is the primary authorization ID by which you are known to Siebel.
Is the password associated with the primary authorization ID.
Is the Siebel connection string. This information must be supplied.
Is the Siebel Gateway Server name. For Siebel version 7.7 and higher, you must also supply the Gateway server port #.
Is the Siebel Enterprise Server name.
Is the Siebel Object Manager name.
Is the Siebel Server name. This parameter is not required for Siebel version 7.7 and higher.
ENGINE SIBIN SET CONNECTION_ATTRIBUTES CON1 /USER_ID,PASSWORD;:'ARIBA01/ARIBA01/SCCObjMgr/SiebelSrv'
Password Passthru authentication:
ENGINE SIBIN SET CONNECTION_ATTRIBUTES CON2 :'devportal2/siebel/EAIObjMgr/devportal2'