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Your PeopleSoft application is at a risk of getting HACKED..

Your PeopleSoft application is really at a risk of getting hacked as a security vulnerability was found recently. Due to this, any hacker can easily get into your PeopleSoft application and can access critical data such as payroll, personal info, financial information without need for a valid username and password. It’s a scary thought for […]

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PeopleTools 8.56 Certifications

Whenever you plan to upgrade PeopleSoft or any other software that is related to PeopleSoft such as Operating system, Database, Office application, you always want to check if it’s certified with version of PeopleSoft application you plan to use. This information is provided by Oracle under PeopleTools certifications. I get these questions a lot from […]

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PSnVision opens blank excel

PS/nVision is the reporting tool which many users love to use for reporting and its easy to use with lot of nice features.  But at times when it doesn’t work, it becomes not-so-nice tool. In this post we will discuss how to fix the issue when PS/nVision opens up blank excel and doesn’t show the output. […]

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How To Change PS stylesheet using SQL

Stylesheets as the name suggests is the piece of code that adds style to your PeopleSoft application. When you log into PeopleSoft application, all the menus, colors , design are controlled by stylesheets. PeopleSoft application comes with a default stylesheet which can vary between different Application releases. Here are the default stylesheets for different PS […]

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Difference between PeopleSoft Cloud Architecture and PeopleSoft Cloud Manager

It’s very easy for someone to get confused with PeopleSoft Cloud Architecture and PeopleSoft Cloud Manager but both have really simple explanation. One is referred to the set of features use to get cloud like features and another is used to move and deploy in-house PeopleSoft environments to Oracle Cloud. Difference between PeopleSoft Cloud Architecture […]

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What is PeopleSoft Cloud Manager?

PeopleSoft Cloud Manager (PCM) is the latest feature offered by Oracle for PeopleSoft customers. It was made publicly available in Feb 2017. PeopleSoft Cloud Manager is based on the similar principle that were used by PCA (PeopleSoft Cloud Architecture). PCA allowed customers to take benefit of cloud like features such as dynamic scaling and quick […]

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What is Puppet and what’s its significance in PeopleSoft?

If you’re familiar with PeopleTools 8.55 , then you must have heard about DPKs. DPK are the deployment kits which automates the installation and configuration of PS environment. DPK uses Puppet and Hiera for performing these automation and configuration tasks. What is Puppet? Puppet is an open source configuration management tool and produced by Puppet […]

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What is PeopleSoft DPK?

With release of PeopleTools 8.55, Oracle introduced the concept of DPK i.e. Deployment Kits. Before we discuss about DPKs, we need to learn about how PeopleSoft system works. You might already know that PeopleSoft architecture comprises of different layers i.e. Database Server, Application Server, Web Server and Process Scheduler. When you deploy a PS environment, […]

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How to quickly find Report Retention Period in PeopleSoft

PeopleSoft can be configured to purge reports/ process request entries periodically based on the how long reports/processes are needed for day to day activities or audit purposes. There are 2 ways to quickly find out the report retention period in PeopleSoft. Online Page: Navigate to PeopleTools > Process Scheduler > System Settings On ‘Process System’ […]

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Error when invoking PeopleSoft Application Designer

Recently, I was working on one of my old desktop system which I use to test different setups & new things in PeopleSoft and as I was trying to invoke Application Designer on PeopleTools 8.55, I got this weird error which I hadn’t seen earlier. Error when invoking PeopleSoft Application Designer (pside.exe). I was invoking […]

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How To Find and Change Current Style Sheet in PeopleSoft

PeopleSoft Style Sheets controls the look and feel of the PeopleSoft Application. There are several style sheets available in PeopleSoft which can be used to change the appearance of PeopleSoft Application. Oracle sets a default style sheet for each application version. Below is the list of default Style Sheet for different Application Version. 9.0 and earlier […]

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