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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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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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