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In Episode 82 of the PeopleSoft Administrator Podcast, Kyle and I revisited the topic of Fluid Navigation. If you haven’t listened to the discussion yet, I encourage you to head over here and listen. Part of our change in attitude with Fluid Navigation was understanding how to use the new Navigation tools available with Fluid,… Read More

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This week David Kurtz joins us to talk about Database Statistics, his PS_GFC_STATS package, the PSCBO package, identifying redundant indexes and more. David also gives insight into why he created PS_GFC_STATS and how it compares to the PSCBO package. Show Notes Database Stats @ 1:00 Maintaining Statistics @ 7:45 PS_GFC_STATS Package @ 14:00 PSCBO Stats… Read More

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This week, Kyle and Dan talk about using Vagrant snapshots with Vagabond, strategies for managing psft_customizations.yaml files and demonstrating Fluid to end users. Dan shares a story of how an unpatched WebLogic server can leave your PeopleSoft application vulnerable to hackers. Show Notes Securing the Oracle Listener @ 1:30 Vagabond and Vagrant Snapshots @ 2:00… Read More

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This week Charlie Sinks joins Kyle and Dan to recap the 2017 Spring UMRUG meeting. We discussion transitioning to Fluid, selective adoption strategies, PTF improvements, Cloud Manager, Interaction Hub and Elasticsearch. The spring meeting was a great User Group meeting and generated excellent conversations. Show Notes Robin Velayedam (PeopleSoft HCM Strategy) Keynote @ 1:45 Workcenters… Read More

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We have talked on the podcast about different ways to apply CPU patches, but with the DPK we have another tool to help us quickly apply CPU patches. This post and video demo’s will show you how to use the DPK to quickly apply CPU patches to your servers. Deployment Workflow When you run the… Read More

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This week Mark Hoernemann joins us to talk about platform certifications with PeopleTools. Mark explains how the PeopleTools team determines what platforms to support and how the support policies work. Then Mark gives us more details on the PeopleSoft Cloud Manager. Show Notes Bringing App Engine to an SQR Discussion @ :45 Overriding Facter Facts… Read More

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Thanks to Andy Dorfman for allowing us to guest-post his Push Notification setup. Andy did a lot of work to get Push Notifications working in a production environment and he’s sharing his notes. If you are looking to get Push Notifications running, this is a great place to start. User Story As a PeopleSoft user,… Read More

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This week on the podcast David Bain, Product Manager for PeopleTools, joins us to talk about Fluid, the Cloud and PeopleSoft, and his favorite PeopleTools features. Dan and Kyle also recap some great discussions they had at the Collaborate conference. Show Notes David Bain Interview Why the cloud is important to PeopleSoft @ 2:00 Why… Read More

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This week on the podcast Jim Marion joins us to talk about Fluid Development, embedding PeopleSoft into cloud applications, Event Mapping, where the cloud makes sense and Jim’s new role at GreyHeller. Show Notes Jim’s Background @ 2:15 New Role with Grey Heller @ 3:45 Thoughts on the future of PeopleTools @ 6:00 Fluid Development… Read More

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This week, Dan and Kyle talk about testing different web server configurations, using the ACM for Elasticsearch, and how mobile browsers work with websites. Then, they discuss different ways to promote yourself and your position to a boss or organization. Show Notes VisualStudio Cod @ 1:00 Programmers File Editor PeopleSoft Awesome List @ 9:30 Table… Read More

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This is a short post, but hopefully helpful. I recently discovered that you can turn on Change Assistant with a debug mode using an environment variable. There is no documentation on this, but it seems to work well and might help you resolve any issues you have with Change Assistant. To enable the debug mode,… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan talk about planning PeopleTools and Catch-up projects, BI Publisher security, and how to turn off excessive BI Publisher logging. We also talk about slowly killing COBOL with PeopleSoft (it’s not dead yet) and using multiple Change Assistant installations. Show Notes Collaborate Sessions Advanced PS Admin – Dan… Read More

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