PeopleSoft Integration Broker has several settings, which you need to remember. Many a times when an issue remains unresolved for long, I end up thinking – this is such a trivial issue and still I’m unable to resolve it. What did I do the last time? I wrote a post on one such issue some […]

  Year 2014 is almost over and this year we saw many new things in Oracle PeopleSoft application. There were many PeopleSoft 9.2 implementations , application upgrades, PeopleTools upgrade and with release of PeopleTools 8.54 few months ago, next year we should see many PeopleTools upgrade focused on utilizing Fluid User Interface features. We’re excited […]

If I tell you that I was really unhappy with the coloring scheme of Oracle Virtual Box terminal then I am sure, I won’t be the only one. PeopleSoft Images are delivered with Oracle Linux OS which needs to be deployed on Oracle Virtual Box. If you happen to login as root on the VM […]

The best feature of PeopleTools 8.54 is Fluid Interface and you have decided to use it for your PeopleSoft application. You have spent hours and days creating lots of Fluid pages and now trying to access it from your desktop browser. But you don’t see Fluid features in your application. What’s the cause? Below post […]

Most of you would already know that PeopleTools 8.54 can be downloaded from Oracle’s edelivery site i.e. edelivery.oracle.com. But do you know that you can also download PeopleTools 8.54 setup files from certifications tab on Oracle support. Go to Certifications tab and then search for certifications for PeopleTools 8.54 as shown below. From the certification […]

You might know that on one machine, you can have only one version of PeopleSoft Change Assistant installed at a time. If you try to install another version of CA, it would first uninstall the existing version and then allow you to install newer CA version. If you use Change Assistant setup for PeopleTools 8.53.x […]

While performing upgrades or applying maintenance to your PeopleSoft applications, you might want to get row count of all your PeopleSoft tables. There are few ways of doing it which we will discuss below and finally the one which I think is the easiest and most efficient way. Option 1: Running UPGCOUNT AE UPGCOUNT is […]

Here is quick tip on how to easily export SQL results into an excel file. Step 1: Login into database using SQL PLUS Step 2: Set markup using below command SET MARKUP HTML ON Step 3: Spool the output to a file. SPOOL C:\TEMP\MYOUTPUT.XLS Step 4: Run your SQL Query SQL QUERY Step 5: Set […]

A common error especially in PeopleTools 8.53 onwards is “PubConProccessor TransformSend Failed on service operation publication.” The issue happens for service operations, which involve transformation programs like PERSON_BASIC_SYNC, WORKFORCE_SYNC etc. The problem is commonly caused by either a a corrupted routing definition or sometimes by a PeopleTools bug when the routing definition contains 30 char […]

What Can We Help You With?

by Apurva on October 9, 2014

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On Monday, 10/06, we sent out an email to our email subscribers asking them a question “What can we help you with?” The response was just amazing – we received 650+ responses! For the last two years, we’ve been writing articles and creating products like cheatsheets, ebooks to help you do your job effectively to […]

A few months back we published a PeopleTools cheatsheet, which was downloaded more than 4000 times! More than 150 of those took the time and effort to appreciate our effort via email and comments in the website as well as Facebook and LinkedIn pages. We truly loved those Buoyed by the amazing response, we have […]

PeopleSoft is such a huge application with so many interconnected pieces that PeopleSoft consultants always find themselves fixing issues related to one or the other tool in PeopleSoft. Most of us usually head over to Oracle support and then start searching for the issues. Sometimes it may take lot of time to find the exact […]

How to Uninstall Oracle SES for PeopleSoft

by Apurva September 11, 2014

There are a lot of valid reasons when you may need to uninstall SES. Some of the common examples include situations when there are issues with the first time install of Oracle SES and also there may be cases when applying patches or doing upgrades would have deemed SES unusable. In many of such and […]

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Understanding OPatch

by Apurva September 8, 2014

OPatch is a Java-based, Oracle-supplied utility that assists in applying patches to Oracle’s software. It that runs on all supported operating systems and requires installation of the Oracle Universal Installer.  OPatch requires installation of the Oracle Universal Installer except in the case of another version of OPatch, which is called standalone OPatch. Standalone OPatch runs on Oracle homes […]

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PeopleSoft Glossary of Terms (A)

by Apurva September 1, 2014

PeopleSoft Glossary of Terms: A Absence Entitlement – This element defines rules for granting paid time off for valid absences, such as sick time, vacation, and maternity leave. An absence entitlement element defines the entitlement amount, frequency, and entitlement period. Absence Take – This element defines the conditions that must be met before a payee […]

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What’s up with PeopleSoft 9.3

by Kelly August 27, 2014

All the PeopleSoft customers agree on one thing – the product is excellent but upgrades have been expensive as well as disruptive. This has led to many PeopleSoft customers in similar situation where the preferred path is to upgrade as infrequently as possible and/or wait for multiple releases before deciding on upgrade. Business drives customers […]

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PeopleTools 8.54 : New Features in PeopleSoft Application Engine

by Prashant July 30, 2014

PeopleSoft Application Engine for PeopleTools 8.54 has been updated with new features especially with more options for AE Trace settings. This post will help you understand new AE features with 8.54 and how to use those. Application Engine trace file split You can set the file size of the Application Engine Trace file. Whenever the […]

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Free Linux Course from Linux Foundation

by Apurva July 29, 2014

Introduction to Linux is normally a $2,400 course from the Linux Foundation, but it’s being offered for free now on edX. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to use the open source operating system, there’s no better time than now. Is there any better way to spend this summer? The free Linux course starts […]

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