4096 Error While Connecting To Siebel Using COM Data Control In Windows 7 Machine

(Doc ID 1926863.1)

Last updated on APRIL 30, 2018

Applies to:

Siebel CRM - Version [23016] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Reviewed for relevance 07-MAR-2016


The customer using the below code in Excel Macro to connect to Siebel using COM Data Control.

Set SiebelApplication = CreateObject("SiebelDataControl.SiebelDataControl.1")
OpenSiebelConn = SiebelApplication.Login(ConnectString, userid, pass)
errCode = SiebelApplication.GetLastErrCode()
If errCode <> 0 Then
  ErrText = SiebelApplication.GetLastErrText

This macro has been working fine in windows XP machine.
However when we are trying to run the same in Windows 7 machine we see that the function is returning errCode=4096 and error text is showing blank.


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