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Siebel Remote IP16: After Remote DB Initialization completed using Tools, on next Login Tools prompts again for Re-init (Doc ID 2220486.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2023

Applies to:

Siebel Remote - Version 16.7 [IP2016] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Siebel Remote / Replication / Anywhere - on version: 16.7 [IP2016]

IP16 - After correctly installing the Siebel Tools and Oracle XE Database, the Remote DB initialization was completed using Siebel Tools:

- a successful initialization of the LOCAL_XE database - prompt to download a new database from server, UpgWiz etc;
- that was followed by a Full Get for Repository objects in that XE DB;
- but the issue observed is that once Siebel Tools session is closed, upon restarting the prompt to initialize that local database extracted on server appears again.

After initialization completed once, there should be no further prompts to download that DB again from server on next login in Tools.

The issue can be reproduced in customer environment with the following steps:
1. Install Siebel Tools IP16 and patch to latest PS (16.7);
2. Start Tools to run and complete LOCAL_XE DB initialization;
3. Check that Tools is able to connect fine to that DB, then logout;
4. Re-login into Tools - and see if there is again a prompt to download and initialize database from the server.

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, Developer users using Tools to initialize Remote DB cannot proceed with further development.




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