This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle discuss the Apache Axis vulnerability from the April 2018 CPUs, an Adventures in MOS, and some of the challenges in moving to the cloud. Kyle also shares an update about his new job.
This week on the podcast, Brad Carlson, Adam Wlad and Jim Marion join Dan to recap the Alliance 2018 conference. We discuss some CPU Patching issues, the 2027 date for PeopleSoft, and PeopleTools 8.57 announcements.
- Technical and Reporting Advisory Group @ 1:45
- CPU Patching and Security @ 5:15
- PeopleSoft 2027 @ 15:00
- PeopleTools 8.57 – Cloud First @ 19:30
- PeopleTools 8.57 UI Changes @ 29:15
- Page and Field Configurator @ 40:00
- App Designer Improvements @ 49:45
- Stop and Shares @ 56:30
- Learning about Fluid @ 60:00
This week on the podcast Dan and Kyle discuss Colton Fischer’s Web Profile discovery, Kyle shares his CPU Patching process and how he automated the process then Dan discusses how he resolved a PIA domain bug.
- Cryptomining Vulnerability and PS @ 1:00
- Colton Fischer on Signon Page changes in the Web Profile @ 4:30
ps_patchScript @ 12:30
- 8.56 PIA Domain Bug @ 26:00
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.
- Crypto Currency Exploit on PeopleSoft Web Servers @ 1:30
- Health Center with PeopleSoft Images @ 6:00
- Elasticsearch Clustering Improvements in 8.56 @ 17:00
- Invalid Views @ 19:00
This week on the podcast, Kyle finds the ProcessRestartMemoryLimit does not work as expected, Dan finds that the Purge Cache command has changed in 8.56, and Kyle recaps a successful Go-Live for PeopleTools 8.55 and Fluid Navigation.
- Page and Field CONFIGURATOR Follow-up @ 1:00
- October CVE Details @ 6:00
- Understanding ProcessRestartMemoryLimit @ 11:30
- Purge Cache Change in 8.56 @ 19:45
- Elasticsearch 04 DPK, POC Patches @ 25:30
- Unified Nav and My Favorites @ 31:30
- 8.55 and Fluid Nav Go-Live Success and Issues @ 38:15
The third set of psadmin.conf videos are available! Security in an important part of administering PeopleSoft. Brad Carlson and Ruth Dodson share how to apply CPU patches in 21 days. Nate Werner discusses advanced security tools that admins should know about. Greg Wendt explains how the ERP Firewall can protect PeopleSoft and Guru Naranaswamy shows how to encrypt the Report Repository.
We have released the videos as a free course so you can find the videos in one place. Head over to the psadmin.io courses page and sign up. If you have already signed up for the course, you can log in and the videos will be available.
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.
- Push Notification Testing @ 1:30
- Andy Dorman’s Push Notification Configuration
- [IDEA: Fix the 30 Character limit for ACCESSPOINTID}(https://community.oracle.com/ideas/16989)
- Simon Chiu’s Post on Setting up Push Notifications
- Event Mapping and Code Context @ 15:00
- Structuring Event Mapping Code @ 24:45
- Hiera and Puppet Environments @ 32:00
- Puppet and Windows Patching @ 37:30
- Collaborative Coding @ 43:30
- Attempting a Custom ACM Module @ 48:30
- Better Image Picker in PeopleSoft @ 53:15
This week Brad Carlson from the University of Minnesota joins us to talk about some recent projects he worked on. Brad explains why and how they consolidated their PeopleSoft database, an IB Monitoring tool that was recently open-sourced, and how the U of M can deploy CPU patches in 21 days.
- Introducing Brad @ 1:00
- Database Consolidation @ 5:30
- Benefits of a Single Database @ 11:00
- IB MonitorService @ 34:30
- Distributing Notifications @ 53:30
- Fast CPU Patching (21 Days!) @ 58:30
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.
- Securing the Oracle Listener @ 1:30
- Vagabond and Vagrant Snapshots @ 2:00
- Vault and Hiera @ 7:45
- Remote Desktop Spanning @ 14:00
- Why You Apply CPU Patches – A Story @ 16:30
- CPU Patching Wishlist @ 23:30
- DPK and Middleware-only @ 33:15
- psft_customizations.yaml strategies @ 39:00
- Upgrading Interaction Hub @ 50:00
- Demoing Fluid @ 57:00