7 Tips to Influence People and Get What You Want

by Prashant April 30, 2014
After lot of research, here are 7 tips scientists have found that are sure shot way to influence people and get what you want. Original Article: Business Insider Share this ..emailLinkedinFacebook0Google+0
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Where to Locate the Logs for PeopleSoft Search Framework and SES

by Apurva T. April 27, 2014
You will need access to the PeopleSoft Search Framework and SES logs to troubleshoot issues related to SES or search. The logs will help you troubleshoot issues related to installation or maintenance of the same. Here are some of the logs, you will need to look at in case an issue arises: PEOPLESOFT INTEGRATION BROKER  […]
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Navigation Pages Missing Styles, Background Colors and Incorrect Formatting after PeopleTools Only Upgrade

by Apurva T. April 24, 2014
After PeopleTools 8.53 upgrade, I came across this rather annoying issue where some of the pages were not showing up properly and the background colors as well as formatting appeared to be absent in the Navigation pages that appears (see the picture below). Initial thought was that the cache is not able to build properly […]
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Cannot Undeploy Search Definitions. Receive Error “Service Exception: ns2:CreatableAdminObjectFault : EQA-11000: The object with key …. was not found”

by Apurva T. April 22, 2014
While trying to undeploy a search definition, following error can be encountered and the search definition doesn’t get undeployed as a result. Service Exception: ns2:CreatableAdminObjectFault : EQA-11000: The object with key “[name=xxx]” and type “schedule” was not found. (262,1018) PT_SEARCH.SESIMPL.MESSAGE.AdminResponse.OnExecute Name:AdminResponse PCPC:1452 Statement:20 Called from:PT_SEARCH.SESIMPL.AdminService.OnExecute Name:doService Statement:894 Called from:PT_SEARCH.SESIMPL.AdminService.OnExecute Name:delete Statement:848 Called from:PT_SEARCH.SESIMPL.AdminService.OnExecute Name:RemovePSFTSource Statement:261 […]
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Invalid date in function DateValue. (180,113)

by Apurva T. April 20, 2014
Though this is a common problem – it shows up in a lot of different scenarios. The error is very similar and is “Invalid date in function DateValue. (180,113)” For example, you can try to look at my benefits summary page on Employee Self Service.  The date defaults to say 2014/04/20, when you select the […]
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How To Change Default Location Of Virtual Box Image Files

by Prashant April 17, 2014
By default Virtual Box files are stored in C: drive under user directory. You may want to change this default location for variety of reasons, one of the most common would be disk space constraints or security concerns. If you wish to change the default path to other drive/directory you can do so as shown […]
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Multiple PUBSUB Domain Status Issue

by Apurva T. April 17, 2014
Recently I came across an interesting issue where one of the PeopleSoft instancewas showing multiple status for a single PUBSUB enabled PeopleSoft instance. This in turn was causing the dispatcher status to remain inactive and updating or force reset or purge domain status and then reconfigure of the appserver domain did not help either. You […]
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DNS Server Not Reachable Warning Message When Configuring Virtual Box Image

by Prashant April 16, 2014
After you’ve successfully imported PeopleSoft Image files into Virtual Box, you need to configure the image to update network and application specific details. During network configuration step, if you choose to disable dynamic IP configuration and use static IP configuration then you will be asked to enter IP address, Gateway and DNS details manually. Below […]
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ORA-20005: object statistics are locked (stattype = ALL)

by Apurva T. April 16, 2014
While doing an application or a PeopleTools upgrade, you do update stats at a couple of steps. Also, to support your PeopleSoft instance, you do update stats at frequent interval. What update stats can cause is an error very similar to something like this: SQL Error. Error Position: 0  Return: 20005 – ORA-20005: object statistics […]
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PeopleSoft Image Import Failed in Oracle Virtual Box

by Prashant April 14, 2014
PeopleSoft Images have been made available for over an year now and you might have deployed one or more types of these PeopleSoft images. But you may still get some errors while deploying Virtual Images. One of the most common error that you may get is when you try to import these PeopleSoft Images into […]
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Top 20 Project Management Software

by Apurva T. April 13, 2014
Project Management Software gives any team the ability to organize, collaborate, and track details and responsibilities of their projects. The Project Management Software industry is now over $1 billion with hundreds of competitive solutions. Here is a look at the most popular options as measured by a combination of their total number of customers, users, […]
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How To Verify Integrity of PeopleSoft Image Files And Perform Check Sum

by Prashant April 12, 2014
If you get error anytime when trying to import PeopleSoft Images then you need to make sure that all the separate files for a particular image were downloaded completely without any issues. Sometimes even if the download window may show download as complete but there might be something missing. To verify the integrity of PeopleSoft […]
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Search and Add a New Value Links and Action Buttons not Working

by Apurva T. April 3, 2014
After PeopleTools 8.53 upgrade followed by HCM 9.2 upgrade, everything was looking fine except for one of the basic functions – Search or “Add a New Value” Links and Action buttons were not functional. It was just strange to see everything else is working but this piece is not working. This behavior was the same […]
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Integration Broker Messages Stuck in New State

by Apurva T. March 30, 2014
  PeopleSoft Integration Broker is tricky and sometimes when issues arise, it can take you a long time to resolve the issues unless you troubleshoot issues in a logical and systematic way. I will lay out the steps, which you should check. Following these steps will resolve your issue in 99% of the cases. I […]
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Oracle PL/SQL Cheat Sheet

by Kelly March 29, 2014
PL/SQL (Procedural Language/Structured Query Language) is Oracle Corporation’s procedural language extension for SQL and the Oracle relational database. PL/SQL is available in Oracle Database (since version 7) and IBM DB2 (since version 9.7). Oracle Corporation usually extends PL/SQL functionality with each successive release of the Oracle Database. While PL/SQL is easy to learn, it can […]
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(SQR 3725) Bad return fetching row from database.

by Apurva T. March 28, 2014
The PeopleTools upgrade step “Running DBTSFIX Report” might fail with the error: Rel script conversion program PRCSDEFN match Error on line 842: (SQR 3725) Bad return fetching row from database. SQR for PeopleSoft: Program Aborting.  How to Fix (SQR 3725) Bad return fetching row from database. This error is caused by invalid packages in case of […]
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Perl Cheat Sheet

by Kelly March 27, 2014
As a PeopleSoft admin, you will most likely need to work with Perl language. Though there isn’t a need to master Perl language, it is definitely a great language to learn. There are many commands in Perl, which you just need to keep handy and you will be able to write powerful and efficient programs. […]
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Learn Basic Linux Commands using Linux Cheat Sheet

by Kelly March 26, 2014
As a PeopleSoft Admin or even a PeopleSoft developer and/or Database Admin, you do not need to to master the OS. This is because you most likely will never have to perform the OS system admin role and you just need to know enough to be dangerous. For your reference, we’re providing a cheat sheet […]
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