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This week on the podcast Kyle talks about Usability Testing with his PeopleTools upgrade and moving to Fluid Navigation. Dan and Kyle also talk about Unified Navigation and the Node Network, where the Portal fits in and beefing up the Integration Broker. Show Notes Excited about Fluid @ 1:00 Discovering Homepage Tabs @ 3:15 How… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle talk about their strategies to introduce searching in PeopleSoft to end users. They also cover changes to the Elasticsearch DPK, ElasticHQ and Dan shares an “Oh No!” story. Show Notes Reconnect 2017 @ 1:30 Kyle: PTF for PS Administrators Dan and Kyle: Advanced PS Admin Dan: Elastic… Read More

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This week on the podcast Dan and Kyle talk with no agenda. We discuss our week and talk about Portal, PeopleTools Bugs, Fluid, Git, Deployment Packages, Puppet, OneNote, Kanban Boards and more. Show Notes Portal Projects @ 1:45 PeopleTools Bugs and Puppet @ 10:45 psadmin.io Community @ 21:00 Job changes @ 23:30 Spreading the Fluid… Read More

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I want to share a tip Daniel Palmer gave on the psadmin.io Community about faster PeopleBooks searching. “For the Chrome users: If you want a quick PeopleBooks search you can add a custom search engine by right clicking on the address bar and selecting “Edit Search Engines”. I have added one with the name “PeopleBooks… Read More

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This week on the podcast Dan and Kyle discuss changes they would make if they started working on the DPK for the first again. They also discuss setting up Elasticsearch clusters, monitoring Tuxedo queues with Elasticsearch and an annoying Bash on Windows bug. Show Notes Bash on Windows VPN Bug @ 3:15 9.2 Upgrade Process… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan revisit Fluid Navigation and why they are fans of the new navigation model. Kyle shares his experiences working with the DPK and his method for managing the YAML and Puppet files on servers. Dan shares a top-notch “Dad Joke”. Show Notes Location-based Event Mapping @ 1:30 Menu… Read More

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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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