Siebel Object Tagging - Is It Possible To Import a SDF File Using The Command Line? (Doc ID 1630963.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2017

Applies to:

Siebel Tools - Version 8.1.1.10 [23021] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for Relevance on 01-Apr-2016

Goal

We're looking to implement Siebel Object Tagging in our development environment so when migrating repository changes to other environments, we don't need to migrate the whole repository. I've generated a Siebel Delta File in our Development environment which just contains a comment on a BC and taken the exported SDF to another target environment. When I try to import this SDF via command line, it says there are no SIF files found. The following is the command I used:

C:\siebel\8.1\Tools_1\BIN\siebdev.exe /iPackMode /c c:\siebel\8.1\Tools_1\bin\enu\tools_cm.cfg /d ServerDataSrc /u sadmin /p /batchimport "Siebel Repository" overwrite c:\siebel\8.1\Build_area\Dev_Export_Test\Dev_Export_Test.sdf c:\siebel\8.1\Build_area\sdf_import.log

I can see in the Siebel Tools guide that an SDF can be imported using Siebel Tools but we want to automate it (so use command line). Is there a way to import a SDF file using the command line. Could a workaround be to re-name the SDF to a SIF extension instead? As the SDF/SIF only contains the changed/new elements of an object, could this have the potential to wipe out all of the other elements of an object?

Solution

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