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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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ChartField Request and Approval

In PeopleSoft FSCM, ‘ChartField Request’  page gives an option to request any additions or modifications of the ChartField values and to submit them for approval. Once approved, the process saves the new ChartField value to the corresponding base tables. Chartfield Request and Approval option will provide an effective and efficient way of managing ChartField. It’ll […]

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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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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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Fluid Navigation Bar Not Visible in Internet Explorer

The best feature of PeopleTools 8.54 is Fluid Interface and you have decided to use it for your PeopleSoft application. You have spent hours and days creating lots of Fluid pages and now trying to access it from your desktop browser. But you don’t see Fluid features in your application. What’s the cause? Below post […]

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Switching PeopleSoft Home Page from Classic mode to Fluid UI on Desktop computers

Firstly, make sure you’ve enabled the Fluid UI for desktop computers. Now based on your personalization settings, you would be either shown a Fluid UI home page or classic home page. Default setting for desktop computers is to show classic home page. To switch from Classic Home page to Fluid UI , Click on NavBar […]

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PeopleTools 8.54: New Features in PeopleSoft Server Administration

Oracle has added great new features with PeopleTools 8.54. One important area where you will notice significant changes is System and Server Administration. Features such as Portable PS_HOME, Container databases are example of newly added features. In this post, you will learn about the new features that have been added to PeopleSoft System and Server […]

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Complete List of PeopleSoft Tables

I could not find this else where and hence, I decided to build one myself – a complete list of PeopleSoft tables. Often a times when working on something like a PeopleSoft issue or a PeopleSoft upgrade, you feel the need to have a handly list of PeopleSoft tables. What we’ve tried here is to […]

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What is SAN or Storage Area Network

Data has been growing at a rapid pace and storage technology is also growing at a rapid pace to meet requirements and drive innovation. When the term storage is referred to, it is not just confined to storage capacity, there are other requirements as well – requirements like data protection, speed of access to data […]

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Things To Keep In Mind Before Assigning PeopleSoft Administrator Role

PeopleSoft Administrator Role is special system role that can be assigned to user profiles. Unlike other PeopleSoft roles, you can’t see the permission list (PSADMIN) associated to this role. Even if you search for this role in PeopleTools > Security > Permissions & Roles > Roles, you won’t find it. Try to open up the […]

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What is TMUSREVT.EXE?

TMUSREVT.EXE is known as Tuxedo Event Broker and is a new process added in PeopleTools 8.54. It’s used for Push Notification feature in PT 8.54. To receive push notifications on a PeopleSoft system, you have to enable push notifications for the server domains where the events are being published. Events are published from application server […]

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