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The next video from psadmin.conf 2018 is available! Nate Werner focuses on sing change management (Git/GitHub) for your collection of admin and monitoring scripts and setting up GitHub branches for non-prod, production, with a change approval process and team code review. Nate also shares solutions for managing passwords with scripts, how to abstract them and… Read More

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This week Dan talks about using a PS_APP_PATCH_HOME environment variable, Kyle discusses PeopleSoft features that require Windows servers and then we give an introduction to Elasticsearch. We want to make this podcast part of the community discussion on PeopleSoft administration. If you have comments, feedback, or topics you’d like us to talk about, we want… 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 on the podcast, Kyle shares his thoughts on apply CPU vs. PSU java patches and Dan explains the different options for preloading application server cache. Show Notes Shard Planning for Petabyte Scale Elasticsearch Clusters @ 3:50 Customizing the Homepage @ 5:30 JDK even v. odd number releases @ 13:00 PeopleTools Security Patching @… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Dan discusses some tuning considerations for Elasticsearch and Kyle gives us an overview of serverless computing and how PeopleSoft could use it. Show Notes Elasticsearch 6 support for 8.56! @ 2:00 Collate Indices Option @ 6:00 How many shards should my cluster have? @ 9:15 Adventures in MOS! @ 20:30… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Dan shares some new ideas to improve the DDDAudit and SYSAudit reports, and Kyle discusses how federated User Preferences work in a clustered environment. Show Notes Dan Roque’s DPK Patches @ 1:00 Idea Space – Audit Reports @ 3:30 Summary/TOC for Audits Advanced Run Control Pages Logfilter.properties in PSIGW @… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Dan shares a Terraform hands-on Lab from OpenWorld and Kyle has some ideas to replace Health Center. Then Dan shares his experience investigating an incident with PeopleSoft and what he learned. Show Notes Terraform Hands-on Lab @ 3:45 Intro Guide Intro Files Advanced Guide Advanced Files Stephen Cross’s Terraform and… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Graham Smith and Jim Marion join us to recap Open World 2018. We discuss the new Drop Zones feature, Graham’s view of smart customizations, Jim’s tips for working with the Fluid Homepage, and a review of Cloud Manager 7. Show Notes Paco’s Keynote @ 1:30 PeopleTools Roadmap @ 8:00 Jim’s… Read More

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This week Kyle and I presented at OpenWorld 2018. Our session talked about how to take advantage of Deployment Packages, using ACM to simplify database refreshes, using psadmin-plus, and leveraging the new headless features of Change Assistant. You can view the slides here if you want to check out the presentation.

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This week on the podcast we introduce mosbot.app, a utility to help you work with Oracle Support URLs, and mosbot for the command line. Show Notes History of mosbot @ 4:30 mosbot.app @ 9:00 mosbot-cli @ 12:00 mosbot Slack app @ 17:30

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The first video from psadmin.conf 2018 is available! Brad Carlson discusses the need for monitoring Integration Broker messages. The PeopleSoft Integration Broker Monitor Service was developed by the University of Minnesota to provide robust monitoring of asynchronous messaging into and out of the PeopleSoft Enterprise. Through simple XML configuration, the monitor will check at defined… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Dan shares some tips on monitoring Tuxedo domains and Kyle discusses how to secure portal registries when accesses externally. Show Notes Data Mover Follow-up @ 3:00 PeopleTools POC Business Case Document @ 5:45 Tuxedo Service Monitoring @ 7:30 PS_HOME/utilities/psautolog.sh Limiting Access to Portal Registries @ 17:45 GreyHeller/Appsian Role Flipping Separate… Read More

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