Apurva Tripathi

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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.

IM003: Specified driver could not be loaded due to system error 126: The specified module could not be found

You may get this error “IM003: Specified driver could not be loaded due to system error 126: The specified module could not be found” when trying to use Crystal in 2-tier mode. This error is likely a setup/configuration issue. There is a lot, which has changed lately w.r.t. using Crystal in PeopleSoft. Read this for […]

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How to Delete PeopleSoft Process Scheduler Server Definitions

In some cases like database refresh, when PTools tables also get refreshed – you may end up getting unwanted process scheduler data in your Process Scheduler tables. For example, you may end up getting a process scheduler server name, which does not exist in that instance. Sometimes it may cause issues like a process not […]

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Error: Failed to start ‘elasticsearch-service-x64’ service

Sometimes Elasticsearch service installation on Windows goes fine but when starting the service Elasticsearch, it does not start or it starts but dies after a few seconds. If you’d visit the <ES_HOME>\logs directory, you will be able to see what is going wrong. You see error like the one listed below: [info]  [12056] Starting service… […]

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PeopleSoft Mobile Approval Installation Steps for PeopleSoft Administrators

PeopleSoft applications running PeopleTools 8.52 or higher have the option of enabling PeopleSoft Mobile Approval Framework but Oracle recommends PeopleTools 8.54.07 or higher for the same. PeopleSoft Mobile Applications have been tested for several mobile devices such as Samsung Galaxy, Apple iPhone, Apple iPad, Google Nexus tablet and Samsung Galaxy tablet. PeopleSoft supports the Google Chrome browser (version […]

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Error – Search Definition PTSEARCHREPORTS was not properly deployed (262,169)

After upgrading to PeopleTools 8.54, you may notice that the SES index crawl process keeps running at a scheduled time and fails with the below error. Interesting thing is that you’re likely to find this error in all the applications that have been upgraded to 8.54 irrespective of the fact whether or not it is a 9.1 […]

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About Windows Powershell

Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 include Windows PowerShell 3.0 and all of its prerequisites. The system also includes the Windows PowerShell 2.0 engine for backward compatibility with host programs that cannot use Windows PowerShell 3.0. If you’re using a workstation or server not listed earlier – here is how to install Windows […]

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Elastic Search to be available in PeopleTools 8.55 Patch

In 2015 Oracle Open World, Oracle announced that a new search engine for PeopleTools 8.56 – Elastic Search. This year, in 2016 Oracle Open World – they announced that Elastic Search will also become available in upcoming PeopleTools 8.55 Patch. The way things are, hopefully it would be available in PeopleTools 8.55 Patch 11. Oracle […]

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How to Install Micro Focus Net Express 5.1 Wrap Pack 11

You need the Micro Focus software to compile and run Cobol programs. Micro Focus compiler for Cobol has two versions – Net Express for Windows and Server Express for Unix/Linux. In this article, we will discuss Micro Focus for Windows. For PeopleTools 8.55, the supported version for Windows is Micro Focus Net Express 5.1 Wrap […]

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EQG-30237: Crawler plug-in warning: EQP-80330: Unrecognized QName <>:ErrorMessage

If you have deployed an index and crawled it, say PTPORTALREGISTRY – when you run a search against it, you receive an error like “No results were returned. Refine your search by entering a different keyword” Go to <SES Home>/logs/crawler/crawler and check the logs. You need to view the log, which has the name like search.crawler.i1ds*.mmdd* […]

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PS/nVision was unable to start communication with Microsoft Excel (28,82)

I did upgrade to PeopleTools 8.54 and received this error “PS/nVision was unable to start communication with Microsoft Excel (28,82).” This error remained the same irrespective of running nVision in 2-tier or 3-tier or 4-tier mode. Depending on the PeopleTools version you’re running, there are several possible reasons for this error. They are listed below. How […]

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PeopleSoft SES Error: what do i do: seems an odd quirk of the EJB spec. The exception is:java.lang.OutOfMemoryError

Monday mornings are usually not great because apart from the weekend being over, there is always something that won’t work and it is usually due to weekend maintenance/upgrade work. Today I found all my SES index jobs showing the same error as shown below: Integration Broker encountered an error (262,1020) PT_SEARCH.SESIMPL.MESSAGE.SESRequest.OnExecute  N ame:Send  PCPC:688  Statement:16 […]

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Micro Focus Run-time System Error Messages & Resolution

Micro Focus Cobol Run-time system error messages are documented below along with a brief description and resolution. 001 Insufficient buffer space (Recoverable) You have tried to open a file directly or indirectly and, although you have not exceeded your system’s file limit, something in your system is unable to allocate enough memory space for this […]

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PS/nVision Error – Excel interface exception

PS/nVision report on PeopleTools 8.5x version has a common error when it is run on Micrsoft Windows platform. The error shown below: ‘Excel interface exception [E:\pt85420a-retail\peopletools\src\psnxl\gridapp.cpp:2172] Microsoft Excel cannot access the file ‘\\PS_HOME\FMS91\DVLP\NVISION\LAYOUT\MHSBS.xnv’. There are several possible reasons: • The file name or path does not exist. • The file is being used by another […]

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Error obtaining service configuration data. Cannot change schemas. (158,2200)

When trying to save schema for a message, you could receive the following message: Error obtaining service configuration data. Cannot change schemas. (158,2200) You might receive this error while creating a new message or modifying an existing message.   How to resolve “Error obtaining service configuration data. Cannot change schemas. (158,2200)” There could be two potential […]

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