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.

REL851unDBTSFIX Script Failed – PeopleTools Upgrade Bug

When upgrading database from PeopleTools 8.50 to PeopleTools 8.53.06, you’re likely to see a situation where the step “Updating PeopleTools System Tables” fails. The failure is while running REL851unDBFIX.sql. Subsequently the error is encountered for REL852unDBFIX.sql and REL853unDBFIX.sql as well. The REL851UNDBTSFIX.log will show that all the SQL statements were executed and no errors were […]

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How to Get Latest Alerts on PeopleSoft Update Manager

PeopleSoft Update Manager is the new lifecycle management process for PeopleSoft 9.2 customers to use for all their application maintenance needs. PeopleSoft Update Manager will be of limited help if you do not stay current with the latest updates released by Oracle. This article highlights the process you should follow to stay current with any […]

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How to Cleanup PSEMHUB

There are situations when you may have the need to refresh or clean up the Environment Management Hub (PSEMHUB). Interestingly, Oracle recommends that the task to clean up the EMF should be a routine activity. Anway, hardly anyone does clean up of the PSEMHUB on a regular basis and here are some of the situations […]

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Understanding Oracle Database and PeopleSoft Database

Some of the terms especially when it comes to database are loosely used and may cause confusion when performing a PeopleSoft installation. This post will help you revisit and understand PeopleSoft database concepts when used with Oracle database. When you perform a PeopleSoft installation, you will create these types of PeopleSoft databases: • System (also […]

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PeopleSoft Search Framework – Part 1: Introduction

PeopleSoft Search Framework: PeopleSoft Search Framework provides a brand new way for end users to access data and navigate within PeopleSoft applications. First released in PeopleTools 8.52, PeopleSoft Search Framework works only in conjunction with Oracle SES or Oracle Secure Enterprise Search. Verity can not be used for PeopleSoft Search Framework from version 9.2 onwards. […]

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

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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PeopleSoft Financials – Commonly Used Tables

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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Understanding PeopleSoft Portal Solutions

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

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

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

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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Understanding PeopleSoft Application Server Domain Parameters

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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Complete List of PeopleSoft ELM 9.1 Tables

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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