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This week on the podcast, Kyle shares from follow-up on URLs and Metadata, Dan discusses Single Signon changes with PeopleTools 8.56, and Dan explains the concept EFFDT to an enterprise Java developer. Show Notes SuperBowl Follow-up @ 2:15 Easy REST Requests @ 4:30 ACM Library @ 5:45 Metadata and Recent Places @ 8:30 IDEA: Change… Read More

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Registration for psadmin.conf 2018 is open! Register for psadmin.conf The Call for Presentations closes on February 15, 2018. We are still accepting proposals and would love to have you present! Head over to psadmin.io/conference to see the agenda and learn more. If you want to re-watch the excellent presentations from psadmin.conf 2017, click here to view them… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle talk about cloud provisioning tools and how they could work for PeopleSoft Admins, Mike Ripley’s POC for securing WebLogic, and changes to the Change Assistant installation process. Show Notes LinuxFilter Proof of Concept for WebLogic @ 1:30 Insecure PeopleSoft Settings @ 6:00 Random Default Local Node Name… Read More

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; This week on the podcast Kyle shares a frustration with the lack of metadata used in Favorites and other content references. Dan discusses two ideas to improve development and the Portal Node configuration page. Show Notes The SuperBowl @ 1:30 David Kurtz on psappsrv.cfg settings @ 3:45 PeopleCode Syntax Highlighting in VS Code @… Read More

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Starting in Change Assistant 8.56, a new file is used to track the installations of Change Assistant, C:\Windows\PeoplesoftCA.txt. While Change Assistant 8.55 let us install multiple versions at the same time, 8.56 now tracks which your Change Assistant installations. C:\Windows\PeoplesoftCA.txt 1 8.56.05 c:\psft\ca\hr025-8.56.05 2 8.56.05 c:\psft\ca\hrtst-8.56.05 The Change Assistant installer scripts set the path for… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle discuss a WebLogic exploit used for currency mining, Dan revisits the Health Center in the latest PeopleSoft Images, and Kyle explains why you need to review the Invalid View project. Show Notes Crypto Currency Exploit on PeopleSoft Web Servers @ 1:30 How to make $250k on PeopleSoft… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Dan shares a new project called ps-terraform to help you build PeopleSoft Images on AWS. Kyle tries to resolve a Friday Night Ghost issue and Dan follows up on his love for Continuous Integration and the DPK. Show Notes Elasticsearch DPK Install Methods @ 1:00 GitLab Continuous Integration Follow-up @… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Kyle goes back to applying bundles and appreciates all the improvements to Change Assistant. Dan shares his research of “Slow PO Output” and what was really going on. Show Notes Meltdown and Spectre @ 2:00 Jim Marion’s LCM Query for Event Mapping @ 7:30 eSupplier PO Output Slow? @ 10:00… Read More

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There are a variety of ways to monitor Elasticsearch with PeopleSoft. You can use the Health Center, use the Elasticsearch Interact page, make API calls. But my favorite tool to keep an Elasticsearch is ElasticHQ. ElasticHQ is an open source plugin that you can easily install into Elasticsearch. There are two ways to install ElasticHQ:… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Kyle shares some changes and improvements to using Git with the Deployment Packages. Kyle and Dan also talk about Continuous Integration and how it can be used to test Deployment Package changes. Show Notes ERPScan – PS Security Configuration @ 1:45 Oracle Configuration Manager Event Mapping SQL @ 6:00 Git… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan discuss Bolt, a new tool from Puppet to run commands and scripts remotely on servers. Dan also talks about setting up a new Rundeck server and using Bolt with Rundeck. Show Notes David Kurtz’s Epic nVision Blog Post @ 1:00 Puppet Discovery @ 4:00 Puppet Bolt @… Read More

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