Integration Gateway: PeopleSoftTargetConnector – username ( ) and password (XXXXX) incorrect

by Apurva T. September 17, 2013

This error is common in several PeopleTools releases and we will show you how to troubleshoot the error “Integration Gateway: PeopleSoftTargetConnector – username ( ) and password (XXXXX) incorrect.” on Ping Node attempt. I encountered the issue in PeopleTools 8.53.06 While the error is descriptive enough, it can tend to be confusing at times and […]

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Considerations When Choosing PeopleSoft Base Language

by Apurva T. September 14, 2013

PeopleSoft is a multi-lingual product but when it comes to base language – there can be only one base language in PeopleSoft and as you might have guessed it – English is the default base language PeopleSoft product gets shipped with. PeopleSoft base language is the usually the base language of your organization or department. […]

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PeopleSoft Financials – Commonly Used Tables

by Apurva T. September 11, 2013

PeopleSoft Financials – Commonly Used Tables VENDORS VENDOR             Vendor Header Table – Main Vendor table which contains many important fields related to the vendor. (i.e. Vendor ID, Name, Address) VENDOR_LOC         Vendor Location – Location Information for each Vendor VENDOR_ADDR         Vendor Address – Address Information for each Vendor VENDOR_WTHD_JUR […]

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Error: You are not authorized to run the job XXXXX

by Prashant September 9, 2013

One of the most important part of PeopleSoft applcation is to run processes/reports to address the business requirements. All the jobs and processes are run on Process Scheduler but not every PeopleSoft user has access to run the processes. It is governed by the role of the user and security associated with the process/job. User who needs to […]

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Understanding PeopleSoft Portal Solutions

by Apurva T. September 4, 2013

There has been an explosion of information and applications with the advent of internet and PeopleSoft Portal Solutions is a smart way to make your enterprise accessible through one door. PeopleSoft Portal Solutions is capable of binding together all the web based applications of an enterprise, including non-PeopleSoft applications. Non-PeopleSoft and PeopleSoft applications such as […]

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Evolution of PS_HOME

by Apurva T. September 2, 2013

1. PTools 8.49 and earlier – A single PS_HOME In PeopleTools 8.49.x and previous versions, there used to be a single home – PS_HOME, which contained the configuration files, source files, executables, customized code and everything else. It was just a single home for all the files delivered by PeopleSoft. With PeopleSoft 8.50.x version, we […]

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Understanding Statuses for Asynchronous Service Operations

by Apurva T. August 29, 2013

For asynchronous service operations, the Service Operations Monitor displays different statuses as service operations progress through the system. The typical status progression for asynchronous service operations is: New -> Started -> Working -> Done However, you will find messages in a lot different statuses. Here is brief description of each asynchronous service operations. Canceled:  The item has been canceled. […]

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Purge Runtime Service Operations Monitor Tables

by Apurva T. August 28, 2013

The PeopleSoft system provides a collection of Data Mover scripts that you can run to purge the runtime Service Operations Monitor tables within a database. These scripts reside in the PS_HOME\scripts directory on your file server. There are many reasons or occasions to purge the appmessage tables, especially during an upgrade or other activities life renaming a […]

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How to Ask for a Raise

by Kelly August 27, 2013

Whether the economy is doing good or is doing bad – you always need a raise and your boss or employer always has an excuse not to give a raise or to keep the raise as small as possible. Discussions related to salary raise are usually unpleasant and rarely end up on a positive note. […]

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How to Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours

by Kelly August 21, 2013

“No matter what your career aspirations are,” writes Robert Pozen in Extreme Productivity, “you should begin by thinking carefully about why you are engaging in any activity and what you can expect to get out of it.” If you’re unaware, Bob Pozen is a Harvard Business School lecturer, prolific author, financial industry heavyweight — tackles more […]

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Understanding PeopleSoft Application Server Domain Parameters

by Apurva T. August 18, 2013

This article describes all of the configuration options that are related to an application server domain. Generally, the documentation reflects the order in which the configuration sections appear in the PSADMIN interface or the PSAPPSRV.CFG file. Startup Options This section contains the database sign-in values for the application server domain to connect to the database. […]

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PeopleSoft FSCM : Authorization Error While Adding Suppliers

by Prashant August 13, 2013

If any of your Finance users complain about being unable to add new suppliers in PeopleSoft FSCM and they are getting authorization error then there it means there is something missing in security setup. Error received by user is “You are not authorized to enter suppliers.  Contact your system administrator. (7025,9) Your operator profile indicates […]

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Complete List of PeopleSoft ELM 9.1 Tables

by Apurva T. August 12, 2013

Here is the complete list of PeopleSoft ELM 9.1 tables along with brief description. Recname LM_ACCTG_LN – ELM Account Line LM_ACMDTN_TBL – Accommodation Setup Table LM_ACT – Activity Table LM_ACT_ATCH – Activity Attachments LM_ACT_ATCH_VW – Activity Attachment View LM_ACT_CI_UI_VW – Activity CI UI View LM_ACT_CI_VW – Activity CI View LM_ACT_CI_VW3 – Activity CI View LM_ACT_COST […]

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How to reset the administrator login password for accessing to the IB gateway advanced setup page?

by Apurva T. August 7, 2013

When you logon to Integration Broker and navigate to PeopleTools -> Integration Broker -> Configuration -> Gateway and try to open the Gateway Properties file, you will have to provide the userid and password to access this file. Sometimes, especially after PeopleTools upgrade or Integration Broker changes, when you try to access this integrationGateway.properties file […]

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Duplicate Routing Error – Routing xxx already exists. Please select a unique name. (158, 2075)

by Apurva T. August 2, 2013

Routings in PeopleSoft Integration Broker are used to carry a predefined function. A routing definition defines the sending and receiving nodes for a transaction, specifies any inbound and outbound transformations to invoke and defines external aliases. It also defines overrides that the default integration gateway and the default target connector that the local node use to […]

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FS_COMBO_EDIT Changed in FSCM92

by Prashant July 31, 2013

App Package FS_COMBO_EDIT has been changed in FSCM92 and any code referncing the method ComboEdit needs to be modified to address this change, otherwise you will start getting PeopleCode Errors. While working on upgrade from FSCM 9.0 to FSCM9.2, one of my customers had a dedicated page for ChartField Validation and during the time of […]

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SMTP Settings Not Working in PeopleSoft

by Prashant July 31, 2013

PeopleSoft can be configured to send emails to users for various purposes like WorkFlow Email, Notify button from PeopleSoft Page, Output of PS Job or any other process etc. All these email are send by a SMTP server, details of which are configured in PeopleSoft Application Server and Process Scheduler Configuration Files. If you are […]

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Configuring Integration Broker Messaging Between PeopleSoft Instances at Different PeopleTools Levels

by Apurva T. July 30, 2013

There are scenarios especially when doing a PeopleTools upgrade that you might have to establish PeopleSoft Integration Broker messaging between instances running at different PeopleTools levels. Let me give you an example – Say you have the following solutions implemented on PeopleTools 8.50.08: PeopleSoft HCM 9.1, PeopleSoft CRM 9.1, PeopleSoft FMS 9.1, PeopleSoft Portal 9.1 […]

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