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New features in Process Scheduler for PeopleTools 8.57

PeopleTools 8.57 has several new updates to process scheduler as well. These are not major updates but small changes that can help in day to day activities. Here are the changes to PeopleSoft process scheduler in PeopleTools 8.57. Report Distribution to network share Report Distribution currently supports moving reports to FTP, FTPS, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS […]

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PUM Error: Source and Target must be the same product line

In another recent post, we discussed how to fix PUM Error: Incompatible PeopleTools version and in this post we will learn how to fix another PUM error – ‘PUM source and target must be the same productline’. PUM Error: Source and Target must be the same product line   WHEN does this error occur? This […]

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Find Size of PeopleSoft Tables and indexes [SQL]

What is the biggest pain for PeopleSoft Admins/DBA or any PeopleSoft consultant supporting the application? That’s when performance of PeopleSoft application is really sluggish. There are hundreds of things that could go wrong and one of those is directly related to size of your PeopleSoft database. PeopleSoft database consists of PeopleSoft Tables, indexes and few other objects […]

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WARNING: LLE Configuration discovered! Note that LLE has been deprecated. You should upgrade to SSL to secure network links

If you’re working with one of the latest versions of PeopleTools, it is likely that you’d have observed this warning in the appserver Tuxedo log (TUXLOG.mmddyy) and Weblogic logs (like PIA_weblogic.log): WARNING: LLE Configuration discovered! Note that LLE has been deprecated. You should upgrade to SSL to secure network links It is essentially a warning message indicating […]

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SQL to find PeopleSoft portal objects hidden from navigation

You can hide PeopleSoft portal objects (e.g. content reference) from PeopleSoft Navigation. This can be done by navigating to ‘Structure and Content’ and selecting  the checkbox ‘Hide from portal navigation’. Navigate to PeopleTools > Portal > Structure and Content  Incase you don’t have access to this page to view the configuration, you can check this […]

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How to Resolve PeopleSoft Process Scheduler Posting Issues

It is common to have have Posting issues after PeopleTools upgrade or Database refreshes or even PeopleSoft application upgrade. So, what exactly happens in a PeopleSoft Posting issue? When you run processes or PSJobs via PeopleSoft process scheduler — all those processes would get stuck in Posting status after going to success or going to […]

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ORA-60019: Creating initial extent of size 14 in tablespace of extent size 13

During PeopleTools upgrade, there is a step to convert LONG datatypes to CLOB and BLOB. When using Oracle database, you may get this error: ORA-60019: Creatin g initial extent of size 14 in tablespace of extent size 13 The numbers associated with the extend size may change according to the tablespace involved in the DDL statement […]

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How to Change Oracle PeopleSoft Logo in the Login Page

It is common to see a completely new login page after PeopleTools upgrade because Oracle PeopleSoft does minor or major changes to the login page with every PeopleTools release. Most of the organizations customize the default PeopleSoft login page with their own logo and hence, to avoid the end-users from freaking out after seeing the […]

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ERROR: Verify That The Configurations Are Correct! (63,180)

In the recent PeopleTools versions, there has been a new option to avoid PeopleSoft process scheduler posting issues. This option validates whether PeopleSoft Report Node definition is correct or not. There is a Validate button in the Report Node Definition page, which does this job. In ideal cases, when you have the report node defined […]

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PeopleSoft PeopleTools DPK Installation Locations

When doing native PeopleSoft PeopleTools VCD installation – you had to install several software separately and provide several locations as input during the installation process. For example, you had to provide PS_HOME, JDK Home, Tuxedo Home etc. When carrying out PeopleSoft PeopleTools DPK installation, you would be asked to provide only the location of PeopleSoft […]

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How Does PeopleSoft Identify & Present According to your Device

In old days when the PeopleSoft application was non-responsive i.e. it was supported only for desktop/laptop computers, it was okay for us to open a PeopleSoft session in our smartphones and deal with regular finger zoom in-outs to carry the work we intended to. With the PeopleSoft application becoming Fluid capable and responsive, this task […]

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What is JoltPooling?

PeopleSoft uses a middleware, Oracle Tuxedo to manage transactions between the application server and the database. PeopleSoft also uses Oracle Jolt for communication between PeopleSoft application server and the web server. When you install Tuxedo, Jolt gets installed by default and both, Tuxedo and Jolt are the required elements of the PeopleSoft application server. The PeopleSoft […]

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Understanding Weblogic Memory Allocation, Heap Size & Garbage Collection

Quick Navigation Brief Background of JavaWhat is JVM?Memory ManagementHeapGarbage CollectionSetting the Heap SizeHeap Size in Elasticsearch Those who’ve worked with PeopleSoft application for long will remember days when PeopleSoft application performance issues were a common occurrence. Hardware and software technology strides in the recent years have made PeopleSoft performance issues a thing of the past. […]

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How to Install & Configure PeopleTools 8.56 Midtier Using DPKs

Before PeopleSoft DPKs, it took a lot of time to install the needful software and deploy and configure PS_HOME, app, web and batch domains. Not only you had to download several software and run through different types of installation for each but you had to then spend time configuring them. PeopleSoft PeopleTools DPKs make all this […]

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