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Using Siebel COM Data Server (Doc ID 476901.1)

Last updated on APRIL 26, 2021

Applies to:

Siebel Tools - Version 8.0 [20405] to 17.0 [IP2017] [Release V8 to V17]
Siebel Tools - Version 17.0 [IP2017] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Area(s):Siebel VB/eScript/COM


Keywords:OLE, OLE2, COM, API, WIN32, OLE Automation, COM Bridge, instantiate, sobjsrv.tlb, 4120

Checked for relevance on 15-Mar-2019.

Purpose

The Microsoft Component Object Model (COM) is a platform-independent, distributed, object-oriented system for creating binary software components that can interact. COM allows an object to expose its functionality to other components and to host applications in a client and a server paradigm. The server exposes functionality through objects and methods, and the client calls the server to leverage existing specialized functionality in terms of properties and methods.
 
Siebel CRM includes a variety of COM interfaces. For more information on these interfaces, refer to these Siebel Bookshelf sections:
In version 2018: Siebel Object Interfaces Reference > About Object Interfaces and the Programming Environment > Object Interfaces You Can Use to Access Siebel Objects > About the Siebel COM Object Interface
In version 8.0: Siebel Object Interfaces Reference > Programming > About Siebel Object Interfaces > Siebel COM Interfaces.
 
This technical note focuses on the Siebel COM Data Server.

Scope

This document is informational and intended for any user.

Details

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 Siebel Applications and COM
 Usage of Siebel COM Data Server
 Installation
 Platforms that Can Connect to Siebel COM Data Server
 How To Instantiate the Siebel COM Data Server
 Tips for Using the Siebel COM Data Server
 Debugging
References

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