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LIBTUX_CAT:250: ERROR: tpsvrinit() failed

When you try to boot process scheduler or appserver domain, you may observe that the domain does not start and instead errors out with the message: LIBTUX_CAT:250: ERROR: tpsvrinit() failed The most irritating part of this error is that often it does not provide enough clues as to what is wrong. Basically what this error means […]

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New Features in PeopleTools 8.57

This post includes concise information about the new features in PeopleTools 8.57. We will post about these features in detail in other posts for PeopleTools 8.57. Below is based on comparison of features between PeopleTools 8.56 and PeopleTools 8.57.   Quick Navigation Application DesignerApplication EngineBI PublisherIntegration BrokerPeopleCodePeopleSoft Deployment PackagesFluid User InterfacePivot GridPortal TechnologyProcess SchedulerSearchSecurity AdministrationSystem […]

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PeopleTools 8.57 Highlights [VIDEO]

Oracle recently released highlight video for PeopleTools 8.57. At first PT8.57 will be available for customers on Oracle Cloud. Below is the video that was published on Oracle’s Youtube Channel. Let us know in the comments section what do you think about these new features.

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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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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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Cryptojacked PeopleSoft Instances

Cryptojack, a recently coined verb that is not in the dictionaries yet but may soon find its place! The word Cryptojack has been derived from the word hijack, which as per dictionary means: to force someone to give you control of a vehicle, aircraft, or ship that is in the middle of a trip. Someone who hijacks someone else’s ideas or plans uses those ideas and claims to have created them. Several real life incidents […]

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Faster Way to find solution on Oracle Support

​Have your tried to search for a solution on Oracle Support but you get similar search results even if you change your search term? Not sure if it happened with you but it has sure happened a lot with us.  Looks like Oracle has few top results (may be popular) that are ranked higher than […]

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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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How to Find if a Server is Virtual or Physical

Generally speaking most virtual environments are hardware virtualized. In many cases you can’t easily run another hardware virtualization layer inside of that. That is why some software require that the machine they run from – it has to be physical. So, sometimes you may have a need to find out if a server is virtual […]

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PeopleSoft WorkCenter Introduction

Prior to PeopleSoft 9.2 application release, users had to navigate through several pages in order to complete their everyday activities. Activities like entering data, resolving exceptions, running processes, reports, queries etc. involve a lot of decision-making. Decision makers had to “click” through numerous menu selections or save shortcuts (customize menu) to access data while making […]

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PeopleSoft and Crystal

This post is in response to the questions we’ve received with regard to PeopleSoft and Crystal. Below is a brief history of how Crystal license, certification and support for use in PeopleSoft has changed over the years. In August 2010, Oracle announced that they’re moving to a business model where customers will have to license […]

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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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