Global Search Bar Not Showing Up on the Home Page

by Apurva Tripathi May 26, 2014

You might have seen it in PeopleSoft demo or in PeopleSoft training – the global search bar, which sits at the top of the PeopleSoft page and gives you the ability to search from anywhere in PeopleSoft.  There are multiple factors that determine whether the Global Search Bar gets displayed. Lets have a look at […]

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How to Configure SES with Multiple PeopleSoft Instances

by Apurva Tripathi May 25, 2014

E-SES: Using SES with Multiple PeopleSoft Instances (Doc ID 1560981.1)   Requirements for a shared SES: All the systems sharing the SES should have a unique database name All of the systems should be on same tools release (different patch level is fine) When same user id exists on two systems it should be ok […]

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Deploying Search Definition Errors Out with Message “The current user has insufficient privileges to complete this operation”

by Apurva Tripathi May 15, 2014

When attempting to deploy a search definition in Search Framework, the deploy for most Search Definitions results in application timing out, or user gets the following “insufficient permissions” error: “The current user has insufficient privileges to complete this operation” This error can occurr for multiple reasons including: 1) User does not have sufficient privileges to […]

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HC_HRS_JOB_POSTING_NON_GLOBAL Has Not Been Deployed (262,665)

by Apurva Tripathi May 13, 2014

When you perform search in Recruiting -> Postings -> Search job Postings, following error is received:Search Category HC_HRS_JOB_POSTING_NON_GLOBAL has not been deployed. (262,665) PT_SEARCH.SESIMPL.MESSAGE.QueryRequest.OnExecute Name:AddDataGroups PCPC:7576 Statement:91Called from:PT_SEARCH.SESIMPL.QueryService.OnExecute Name:createQueryRequest Statement:207Called from:PT_SEARCH.SESIMPL.QueryService.OnExecute Name:ExecuteQuery Statement:46Called from:PT_SEARCH.SESIMPL.Query.OnExecute Name:Execute Statement:39Called from:HRS_COMMON.SEARCH.BUS.JobSearchProvider.OnExecute Name:searchSESCollection Statement:79Called from:HRS_COMMON.SEARCH.BUS.JobSearchProvider.OnExecute Search cannot be made on Search Categories which are not deployed. Please deploy the Search […]

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EQG17074: Invalid facet path

by Apurva Tripathi May 10, 2014

After configuring SES, sometimes there is a situation wherein some of the functionalities start to work fine whereas some surprisingly give errors. I saw this situation twice – once in Recruiting Solutions and once in ELM wherein many of the search functionalities started to work fine except for one: Browse Applicants Browse Applicants in Recruiting […]

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Validation failed : Call back URL does not match with Target Location URL (262,1313)

by Apurva Tripathi May 9, 2014

When running validation on the Search Instance “Call Back Properties”, the validation fails with the error: Validation failed : Call back URL does not match with Target Location URL (262,1313) Validation failed : Call back URL does not match with Target Location URL If you’re not sure where it is – here is the navigation […]

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EQA-13000: Operation “delete” Cannot Be Performed on an Object Type “schedule” in State “EXECUTING”. ( 262,1018).

by Apurva Tripathi May 5, 2014

If you’re on PeopleTools 8.53 and have deployed PeopleSoft Search Framework, you may come across this situation where you get the error “EQA-13000: Operation “delete” Cannot Be Performed on an Object Type “schedule” in State “EXECUTING”. ( 262,1018)”. I experienced this situation when I had to cancel the Search Index processes on the Process Monitor […]

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PeopleSoft Query – Which Tables are Involved?

by Apurva Tripathi May 2, 2014

PeopleSoft Query is a great way to retrieve information from PeopleSoft without having to write the complex SQL queries. However, as a PeopleSoft admin – there may be situations when you need to seek information from the PeopleSoft Query tables. For example, find out the private queries of a PeopleSoft user; Convert all private queries […]

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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 Tripathi 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 Tripathi 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 Tripathi 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 Tripathi 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 Tripathi 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 Tripathi 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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