#215 – Unified Navigation and Networks


This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle announce registration for psadmin.conf 2020 and debate if the Frozen II sound track is better than the first. Then Kyle discusses how Unified Navigation communication can be confusing and how network topologies can impact Unified Navigation.

Show Notes

#214 – DPK Passwords


This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan talk about password limitations with the DPK and what your options are when working complex passwords. Kyle also shares how the REN server was causing issues with the Master Scheduler.

Show Notes

  • DPK Hashing Challenges @1:00
  • DPK Password Guidance @ 7:00
  • Cloud Manager Ideas @ 13:00
  • Master Scheduler and REN @ 21:45

#212 – Chicken and Egg


This week on the podcast, we discuss some feedback on using Shared Cache, options for non-production SMTP servers, and a chicken and egg problem with the Elasticsearch DPK silent install.

Show Notes

  • psadmin.conf 2020 Registration @ 3:00
  • Shared Cache Feedback @ 4:00
  • Clearing Shared Cache Gotcha @ 12:00
  • SMTP Configuration in Non-production @ 20:00
  • Elasticsearch Silent Install @ 27:00

#211 – Query Types


This week on the podcast, Jim Marion joins us to talk about different options for masking data in PeopleSoft and locking components down for business processing. Then we discuss the different types of queries in PeopleSoft and how Jim would improve the query tools.

Show Notes

  • Data Masking @ 4:15
  • Component Lockout @ 13:00
  • Query Manager @ 18:00
  • Query Improvements @ 33:00

#210 – Continuous Delivery


This week on the podcast, Jim Marion joins us to talk about how continuous delivery on the application side impacts PeopleTools. We also talk about Kyle’s “PUM Scrum” idea and some of our favorite features in the upcoming PeopleTools 8.58 release.

Show Notes

  • 8.58 Excitement @ 3:00
  • Continuous Delivery Impacts on PeopleTools @ 7:15
  • “PUM Scrum” and PTF @ 23:00

#209 – Speed Up PeopleSoft Images


This week on the podcast, Dan explains how he made the PeopleSoft Images run much faster and shares the code he used to make it happen. Dan and Kyle also talk about the advantages (and disadvantages) of using shared cache in your production environment.

Show Notes

#208 – 2019 Fall UMRUG Recap


This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle recap some of the great discussions and sessions at the 2019 Fall UMRUG meeting. Kyle also talks about some great ideas for using the ACCTLOCK field.

Show Notes

#207 – Troubleshooting Search Issues


This week on the podcast, Kyle shares some follow-up on the master scheduler changes he made, and Dan shares how he approached troubleshooting an Elasticsearch search issue.

Show Notes

  • Regex processing explained @ :45
  • [Run Control Framework VFO](PeopleSoft Update Run Control Dates Framework) @ 5:00
  • Master Scheduler Follow-up @ 8:00
  • Use the DPK to add a pluggable database to a CDB @ 22:30
  • Troubleshooting Search Issues @ 27:00

#206 – Infrastructure DPKs


This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan discuss how to use the Update Manager Dashboard for improving Event Mapping lifecycle management, the upcoming Infrastructure DPKs, and integrating Kibana into more of PeopleSoft.

Show Notes