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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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Certifications for PeopleTools 8.57

In case you haven’t heard, PeopleTools 8.57 has been released and is available for PeopleSoft customers to install and deploy. Just like every new PeopleTools version, this release also comes with lot of new features. You can go through all the new features for PeopleTools 8.57 here. What is PeopleTools certifications? PeopleTools certifications is the […]

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PUM : Import Error – No module named yaml

Deploying PeopleSoft Images is fairly straight forward as long as you follow the directions properly. Sometimes even a slight deviation from the defined process might cause issues with your PeopleSoft Image. Here is an example when you try to import PeopleSoft Image by running ‘psft-dpk-setup.bat’ file. This file is extracted from first part of downloaded […]

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ORA-00997: illegal use of LONG datatype

During PeopleTools upgrade or PeopleSoft application upgrade, you may get an Oracle error: ORA-00997: illegal use of LONG datatype. This post will walk you through the steps to workaround and resolve the error. I encountered this error during PTools upgrade and based on the symptoms, it looks like you may face this error in PeopleSoft application […]

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PeopleSoft 9.2 Upgrade: Databases used in Upgrade Initial Pass

In this article, we will discuss about different environments that are used during PeopleSoft 9.2 upgrade initial Pass. You will also learn about the specific use of each of these environments and what they represent. New Release Demo Database (Source) New Release demo database refers to the database delivered with your new PeopleSoft release. If […]

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Access Denied Error while applying PRP patches to PeopleSoft Image

PRP stands for PeopleSoft Release Patchset. With PUM(PeopleSoft Update Manager) process Oracle releases PeopleSoft Images every couple of months that includes latest patches available for PeopleSoft 9.2 application. In between release of two images, if Oracle identifies few critical patches that need to be applied then those patches are delivered as PRP patches. PRP patches can […]

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How To Verify Integrity of PeopleSoft Image Files And Perform Check Sum

If you get error anytime when trying to import PeopleSoft Images then you need to make sure that all the separate files for a particular image were downloaded completely without any issues. Sometimes even if the download window may show download as complete but there might be something missing. To verify the integrity of PeopleSoft […]

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Oracle Virtual Box: How to take backup of PeopleSoft Virtual Images

Depending on their type, PeopleSoft Virtual Images can be used for application maintenance, demo, training and upgrade activities. Over a period of time, you may end up making changes to delivered PeopleSoft virtual images. To avoid losing any changes that you made, you can take backup of your PeopleSoft virtual image and Oracle Virtual Box […]

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PeopleSoft 9.2 Upgrade: Upgrade Planning Files and UPGOPT project

When we start PeopleSoft Upgrade, target environment (Copy of Production) needs to be setup first so that upgrade steps, scripts can run successfully during upgrade pass. This process involves copying projects, files and other scripts into the target environment. Step ‘Applying Upgrade Planning Files’ involves copying UPGOPT project from new release PS_APP_HOME to the target […]

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PeopleSoft Update Manager: PI_HOME inaccessible

When configuring PeopleSoft Update Manager using Change Assistant, you are required to map pi_home directory on your local system . If you don’t map the pi_home, Change Assistant configuration won’t finish and you can’t generate and apply patches using PUM tool. Below are few things that may help you in fixing this issue. 1. Make sure you are […]

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PeopleSoft Virtual Image Crashed

Since the time PeopleSoft Virtual Images have been available for download and deployment, I have been a great fan of these. PeopleSoft Virtual images truly makes it easier for anyone to deploy and start using PeopleSoft in matter of couple of hours. PeopleSoft Images work fine in most of the cases but I had faced few issues which […]

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