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PeopleTools 8.57 – Page field property window in Application Designer

One of the newest features in PeopleSoft development area is ‘Page Field property window’ in Application Designer. This feature added in PeopleTools 8.57 is an excellent addition and is sure to improve developers’ productivity as it comes in really handy and provides easy access to ‘Page Field Property’ information. When you open a page in […]

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PeopleTools 8.57 – Database Name shown in Application Designer Title Bar

Every PeopleTools release comes with new features to help customers utilize PeopleSoft application to its fullest. It’s not just the end users who get benefited from latest features, but there are tools that improve productivity of PeopleSoft developers also. Latest version of PeopleTools – 8.57 is also packed with hundreds of features that are designed […]

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PeopleTools 8.57 is available now

Long wait is over now… PeopleTools 8.57 which was available for Oracle Cloud customers for past few months, is now available for everyone. PeopleTools 8.57 was released on Jan 14, 2019 and can be downloaded from Oracle Software Delivery Cloud (known as edelivery). These new files are now available in DPK format only as VCDs […]

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Benefits of Fluid User Interface

If you access PeopleSoft application on any of the recent PeopleTools (e.g. PT 8.54 onwards), chances are that you have interacted with PeopleSoft Fluid User interface. PeopleSoft Fluid is very effective in use and attractive in design. Not only that, fluid pages easily adapts and responds very well on mobile devices & tables. Even if […]

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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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