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PeopleTools 8.54: New Features in PeopleSoft Process Scheduler

In our past posts, we have already discussed about the changes in PeopleSoft Login Page, PeopleSoft Change Assistant & PeopleSoft Application Designer that were introduced with PeopleTools 8.54. In this post, lets quickly review the new features for PeopleSoft Process Scheduler. In almost all the organizations using PeopleSoft applications, PeopleSoft Process Scheduler is widely used […]

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PeopleTools 8.54 : New Features in PeopleSoft Application Designer

The most important tool for any PeopleSoft Developer is PeopleSoft Application Designer and any enhancements or update to this tool impacts PeopleSoft Developers. Oracle does deliver few changes to Application Designer features every now and then with PeopleTools releases. With release of PeopleTools 8.54, Oracle has again added few more features to this already robust […]

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PeopleTools 8.54: Changes in PeopleSoft Change Assistant

PeopleTools 8.54 brings lots of changes to PeopleSoft user interface. With introduction of PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface, PeopleSoft applications can be made flexible and the application display can be changed dynamically based on user’s device type. Design changes have also impacted PeopleSoft maintenance tool i.e. Change Assistant and there are significant changes made to it.  […]

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PeopleTools 8.54: 64-bit Development Client is Here

You might already know that PeopleTools 8.53 development clients such as application designer, data mover were 32 bit applications and needed 32-bit Oracle client to connect to Oracle database. Starting with PeopleTools 8.54, PeopleTools development client is now a 64-bit application and you won’t need to install Oracle 32 bit client for PeopleTools.  Having a […]

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PeopleTools 8.54: Developing PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface Applications

PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface is one of the most significant feature in PeopleTools 8.54. It gives flexibility to a developer to dynamically change the PeopleSoft applications display based on user’s device type. As a developer you would still be using PeopleSoft Application Designer to create Fluid pages but there will be some difference when it […]

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PeopleTools 8.54: How to Install PeopleTools 8.54

Oracle finally released the latest version of PeopleTools i.e. PeopleTools 8.54 on 11 July 2014. PeopleTools 8.54 has some really nice features which we will explore in upcoming posts. This post is to help you install PeopleTools 8.54 on Windows Platform. Step1: Download PeopleTools 8.54 Setup files from Oracle edelivery site (edelivery.oracle.com). PeopleTools 8.54 setup […]

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DNS Server Not Reachable Warning Message When Configuring Virtual Box Image

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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How To Verify Integrity of PeopleSoft Image Files And Perform Check Sum

If you get error anytime when trying to import PeopleSoft Images then you need to make sure that all the separate files for a particular image were downloaded completely without any issues. Sometimes even if the download window may show download as complete but there might be something missing. To verify the integrity of PeopleSoft […]

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PeopleSoft 9.2 Upgrade: What is UPGCOUNT

UPGCOUNT is a delivered Application engine program which is used to generate a report showing the row count of PeopleSoft tables. UPGCOUNT is run as part of PeopleSoft application upgrade and can be run on demand too. During application upgrade, it is automatically invoked by change assistant and UPGCOUNT.LIS report file is generated with the […]

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PeopleSoft 9.2 Upgrade: Upgrade Planning Files and UPGOPT project

When we start PeopleSoft Upgrade, target environment (Copy of Production) needs to be setup first so that upgrade steps, scripts can run successfully during upgrade pass. This process involves copying projects, files and other scripts into the target environment. Step ‘Applying Upgrade Planning Files’ involves copying UPGOPT project from new release PS_APP_HOME to the target […]

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PeopleSoft Update Manager: PI_HOME inaccessible

When configuring PeopleSoft Update Manager using Change Assistant, you are required to map pi_home directory on your local system . If you don’t map the pi_home, Change Assistant configuration won’t finish and you can’t generate and apply patches using PUM tool. Below are few things that may help you in fixing this issue. 1. Make sure you are […]

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