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How to Delete PeopleSoft Process Scheduler Server Definitions

In some cases like database refresh, when PTools tables also get refreshed – you may end up getting unwanted process scheduler data in your Process Scheduler tables. For example, you may end up getting a process scheduler server name, which does not exist in that instance. Sometimes it may cause issues like a process not […]

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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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Error: Failed to start ‘elasticsearch-service-x64’ service

Sometimes Elasticsearch service installation on Windows goes fine but when starting the service Elasticsearch, it does not start or it starts but dies after a few seconds. If you’d visit the <ES_HOME>\logs directory, you will be able to see what is going wrong. You see error like the one listed below: [info]  [12056] Starting service… […]

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PeopleSoft Mobile Approval Installation Steps for PeopleSoft Administrators

PeopleSoft applications running PeopleTools 8.52 or higher have the option of enabling PeopleSoft Mobile Approval Framework but Oracle recommends PeopleTools 8.54.07 or higher for the same. PeopleSoft Mobile Applications have been tested for several mobile devices such as Samsung Galaxy, Apple iPhone, Apple iPad, Google Nexus tablet and Samsung Galaxy tablet. PeopleSoft supports the Google Chrome browser (version […]

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Error – Search Definition PTSEARCHREPORTS was not properly deployed (262,169)

After upgrading to PeopleTools 8.54, you may notice that the SES index crawl process keeps running at a scheduled time and fails with the below error. Interesting thing is that you’re likely to find this error in all the applications that have been upgraded to 8.54 irrespective of the fact whether or not it is a 9.1 […]

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About Windows Powershell

Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 include Windows PowerShell 3.0 and all of its prerequisites. The system also includes the Windows PowerShell 2.0 engine for backward compatibility with host programs that cannot use Windows PowerShell 3.0. If you’re using a workstation or server not listed earlier – here is how to install Windows […]

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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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How to Install Micro Focus Net Express 5.1 Wrap Pack 11

You need the Micro Focus software to compile and run Cobol programs. Micro Focus compiler for Cobol has two versions – Net Express for Windows and Server Express for Unix/Linux. In this article, we will discuss Micro Focus for Windows. For PeopleTools 8.55, the supported version for Windows is Micro Focus Net Express 5.1 Wrap […]

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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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EQG-30237: Crawler plug-in warning: EQP-80330: Unrecognized QName <>:ErrorMessage

If you have deployed an index and crawled it, say PTPORTALREGISTRY – when you run a search against it, you receive an error like “No results were returned. Refine your search by entering a different keyword” Go to <SES Home>/logs/crawler/crawler and check the logs. You need to view the log, which has the name like search.crawler.i1ds*.mmdd* […]

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PS/nVision was unable to start communication with Microsoft Excel (28,82)

I did upgrade to PeopleTools 8.54 and received this error “PS/nVision was unable to start communication with Microsoft Excel (28,82).” This error remained the same irrespective of running nVision in 2-tier or 3-tier or 4-tier mode. Depending on the PeopleTools version you’re running, there are several possible reasons for this error. They are listed below. How […]

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PeopleSoft SES Error: what do i do: seems an odd quirk of the EJB spec. The exception is:java.lang.OutOfMemoryError

Monday mornings are usually not great because apart from the weekend being over, there is always something that won’t work and it is usually due to weekend maintenance/upgrade work. Today I found all my SES index jobs showing the same error as shown below: Integration Broker encountered an error (262,1020) PT_SEARCH.SESIMPL.MESSAGE.SESRequest.OnExecute  N ame:Send  PCPC:688  Statement:16 […]

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Micro Focus Run-time System Error Messages & Resolution

Micro Focus Cobol Run-time system error messages are documented below along with a brief description and resolution. 001 Insufficient buffer space (Recoverable) You have tried to open a file directly or indirectly and, although you have not exceeded your system’s file limit, something in your system is unable to allocate enough memory space for this […]

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Converting Descending Indexes in PeopleTools 8.54

From PeopleTools 8.54 release, Oracle descending indexes are no longer supported. When upgrading from a previous PeopleTools release, these descending indexes need to be recreated as ascending indexes by first identifying them, dropping them and then creating them again. You might also want to make sure your upgrade plan accommodates considerable time towards this effort […]

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WSNAT_CAT:1008:ERROR: Could not establish listening address on network

Depending on your configuration and tracing level enabled, you may see one or all of these error messages in Tuxedo log when you try to bring up the appserver. LIBTUX_CAT:250: ERROR: tpsvrinit() failed JOLT_CAT:1079: “ERROR: Error starting mininum number of handlers” JRAD_CAT:1008: ERROR: Could not establish listening address on network WSNAT_CAT:1008:ERROR: Could not establish listening […]

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