Siebctl Is Failing With Error Program for controlling Siebel Server "NT Services" on Windows

(Doc ID 1944016.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 22, 2017

Applies to:

Siebel Automotive Call Center - Version 8.1.1.9 [23016] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to create service file with siebctl after changing the sadmin password

the following error occurs.

ERROR
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Program for controlling Siebel Server "NT Services"
Usage: siebctl [ ... ]
 -S name of the service to invoke (required)
 -i name of service "instance"
 -a add the specified service ("-g" required)
 -g arguments for service (used with "-a")
 -u account name for service (required with "-a")
 -p password for service (required with "-a")
 -e encrypt this password and add it to the service arguments
("-a" required)
 -h siebel home directory (defaults to env var SIEBEL_HOME)
 -d delete the specified service
 -s start the specified service
 -k stop the specified service
 -r comma separated list of prerequisite services
 -t timeout in secs for service shutdown
 -v query the specified service
 -A {yes|no} specify service start type (used with "-a", defaults to "n
o")
 -L message language code
 -q quiet mode



Cause

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