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This week on the podcast, Dan has follow-up on using Hiera with Puppet environments, capturing WebLogic logs in Elasticsearch, and Kyle shares his thoughts on the Solaris “change”. Then Kyle discusses the in depth failover testing and how Unified Navigation behaves when app servers fail. Show Notes Solaris is “not quite dead yet” @  2:00… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle discuss strategies to organize and manage Event Mapping code, writing code that other people will use, trying to work with Push Notifications and custom ACM modules. Kyle ends the podcast with a funny story about searching for images.   Show Notes   Push Notification Testing @ 1:30… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Kyle discusses how he kept the Supplier Portal in Classic while going Fluid Nav for the rest of the application, Dan shares some Related Content feedback and some App Designer filtering tips.   Show Notes   Don’t be afraid of Makefiles @ 7:00 MOS Documents in Google results? @ 13:30… Read More

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Using Puppet Environments with the DPK Since the Deployment Packages were released with PeopleTools 8.55, one of my criticisms has been that the DPK is a bit of a sledgehammer. If you define multiple PeopleSoft environments on a server and you want to configure one web server, ALL the domains that the DPK knows about… Read More

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This week on the podcast, we share Eric Bolinger’s DPK module for WebLogic, Graham’s 5 Things about PeopleSoft Images, more Fluid Ideas, and dive into ELM’s Find Learning page behavior. We finish the episode discussing about Matt Tremblay’s “Reverse Proxy Server with Docker” post. Show Notes Portal Navigation @ 4:00 psadminio-io_weblogic Puppet Module @ 12:00… Read More

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In recent PeopleSoft Image updates, a new tool for implementing security changes was introduced. The Security Deployment tool simplifies the application of new security changes to your environment. But, the Security Deployment tool can be used to automate the application of custom security to your environments. In the video below, I cover how to use… Read More

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This week, Dan and Kyle talk about linting and the tnsnames.ora file, managing a Portal reimplementation proejct and follow-up on the TimesTen database. Then Kyle gives us a great overview of why you shouldn’t use LOCAL_NODE on Content References. Show Notes TimesTen Follow-up @ 1:00 PUM – Manual Upload @ 4:00 VirtualBox DPK and HCM… Read More

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The Related Content Framework has been part of PeopleTools for a while (8.50 I think), but recently I have rediscovered how great this framework is. In the video below, I walk through two improvements I’ve made to the User Profile component using the Related Content Framework.  

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This week on the podcast, Kyle recaps the Phire User Group meeting, his PTF talk, and shares a nice tip on integrating Usage Monitor with PTF scripts. Then, Dan and Kyle discuss the latest changes with HR Image 23 and PeopleTools 8.56 and forcing users to adopt new technologies. Show Notes Phire User Group Meeting… Read More

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The way PeopleSoft delivers Puppet and the Hiera backend, is that everything you define in psft_customizations.yaml overrides configuration defined elsewhere. This is a useful setup when getting started with the DPK and Puppet. But when using YAML files to manage your configuration across multiple servers, you’ll quickly find that you are re-entering the same configuration… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Dan dives into some advanced Puppet configuration to use with the DPK. Dan and Kyle discuss Hiera hash merging, using Puppet environments, and using the ACM with the DPK. Kyle talks about a bug with the Interaction Hub and My Favorites and some odd finds in PeopleBooks. Show Notes psadmin.conf… Read More

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The PeopleSoft Cloud Architecture is built on two technologies: Deployment Packages (DPK) and Automated Configuration Management (ACM). On this site, we’ve talked about Deployment Packages quite a bit, but we haven’t discussed Automated Configuration Management. This post will introduce you to what the ACM is and how the DPK uses it. Use Hiera to Turn… Read More

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