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Apurva is a PeopleSoft consultant and a big advocate of everything PeopleSoft. He is also a technology enthusiast and loves learning and implementing newer and open source technologies. He spends his spare time updating this blog and likes to read books on self help and productivity.

How to Resolve PeopleSoft Process Scheduler Posting Issues

It is common to have have Posting issues after PeopleTools upgrade or Database refreshes or even PeopleSoft application upgrade. So, what exactly happens in a PeopleSoft Posting issue? When you run processes or PSJobs via PeopleSoft process scheduler — all those processes would get stuck in Posting status after going to success or going to […]

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How to Change Upgrade Options in Change Assistant

When performing upgrades using Change Assistant, most of the tasks, which require manual input are taken care by the Change Assistant itself. For example, when migrating a project or when copying a project manually using AppDesigner, you need to manually take care of the Copy and General Options. It is not the case when using […]

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ORA-00997: illegal use of LONG datatype

During PeopleTools upgrade or PeopleSoft application upgrade, you may get an Oracle error: ORA-00997: illegal use of LONG datatype. This post will walk you through the steps to workaround and resolve the error. I encountered this error during PTools upgrade and based on the symptoms, it looks like you may face this error in PeopleSoft application […]

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How to Verify if PeopleTools Install was Unicode or Non-Unicode

When you install PeopleTools, you’re asked whether the database is Unicode or Non-Unicode. Many-a-times, people make an incorrect selection because of incorrect information they had (I’ve heard comments like “I thought the database is Unicode but it turned out that production database was created as Unicode but the development database was created as Non-Unicode.” There […]

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Database Setup Error – Character Length Semantics is not Enabled

During installation of PeopleTools with Oracle database, there is a common error, which occurs during the step of Database Setup. This error is Character Length Semantics (CLS) not Enabled. Character Length Semantics (CLS) is not enabled error occurs when you select the type of database as Unicode and then you’re prompted to select the type of PeopleSoft […]

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