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This week on the podcast, Kyle shares a fix for deep links with the PIA and Dan discovers a bug with the Processing Indicator. Then Kyle and Dan talk about the new release of psadmin_plus and the improvements of version 2.0. Show Notes COLLABORATE19 – Call for presentations is Open @ 2:45 Deep links issue… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Kyle discusses a workflow message tester, and the thought process behind setting up IB failover. Dan explains what the ampersand at the end of URL means for PIA URLs. Show Notes PT Workflow Message Tester @ 2:15 IB Master-Slave Setup @ 6:15 David Heinemeier Hansson on Technology Terms Case-sensitivity matters… Read More

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There are lots of ways to apply CPU patching and how to automate it. We’ve covered a few methods on the blog, but I wanted to show another way with the DPK. This method combines using patched archives (discussed here) and an option in the DPK that isn’t really talked about: redeploying software. Redeploy Option… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Kyle gives some suggestions on how to make dynamic links to other PeopleSoft homepages and Dan dives into what happens when you perform a search with Elasticsearch. Show Notes COBOL License Install on Linux @ 2:30 Top Terminal Emulators Link to Homepage in a Content Provider @ 8:30 ?cmd=start usage… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle talk about what happens when you add a node to the node network, tracing unified navigation, and how to increase the number of Recent Places stored in the system. Show Notes Tracing Unified Navigation @ 2:30 Recent Places – Only 5? @ 11:30 Component Branding changes with… Read More

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Search is becoming more important in PeopleSoft and is often required for applications to work properly. We’ve talked before on how to configure Elasticsearch with PeopleSoft, but what happens when we perform a search? There are a number of moving parts that handle the search query, applying security and displaying the results. Let’s take a… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle talk about running PeopleSoft applications in a cluster and with federated approval and push notifications. We discuss some of the configurations needed for federations and our lessons learned. Show Notes Presence of IT Cloud White Paper @ 1:00 Fluid Home Button URL @ 5:30 Federated Push Notifications… Read More

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This week on the podcast Dan shares a fun tip to view hidden characters, Kyle talks about Vim Tabs and Sessions. Then Kyle and Dan talk about change package behavior, some bad migration advice on Oracle Support and what you should do instead. Show Notes Cat -vet to view hidden characters @ 1:15 Parrot.live Vim… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Dan shares a VisualStudio Code plugin that edits files using SSHFS and some lessons learned from a recent PeopleTools 8.56 upgrade. Dan and Kyle also talk about using Terraform to build and create servers on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic. Show Notes Visual Studio Code – SSHFS editing! @ 1:30 OPC… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Kyle has some follow-up on PIA installations and discovers some unpleasant Unified Navigation behavior. Dan shares some tips for Facter and testing out the redeploy option with the DPK. Show Notes PIA Installation FUP @ 1:30 Facter and FACTER_ override @ 4:30 Redeploy and WebLogic @ 8:00 CPU Patching @… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan recap the Reconnect 2018 conference, what they learned about the PeopleTools Roadmap, and some highlights from their sessions. Show Notes PeopleTools Roadmap Session @ 6:00 Securing and Hardening PeopleSoft @ 15:30 Kyle’s CPU Talk @ 20:30 Dan’s Devops and DPK @ 27:00 Advanced PeopleSoft Adminstration @ 29:00… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Kyle discusses the changes to PIA installations in 8.56 and how to leverage Python and WLST with it. Dan shares how he improved nVision report performance, and the value of starting to automate small tasks. Show Notes Jim Marion – Read Excel files with JavaScript @ 2:30 App Designer on… Read More

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