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This week on the podcast, Dan shares some changes when applying Change Packages with PeopleTools 8.57. He explains the new Subsequent Pass mode and what changed with the Move to Production mode. Kyle shares some changes with PT_COMMON, and then Dan and Kyle discuss serer naming conventions. Show Notes 8.57 PUM Dashboard/Images @ 2:00 8.57… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Dan goes through a list of troubleshooting steps for Elasticsearch that he has encountered over the last year. Dan and Kyle discuss shard management, replica settings, setting the JVM heap side, and monitoring Elasticsearch with Cerebro and ElasticHQ. Show Notes ERDs for HR @ 1:30 Elasticsearch “slow” @ 5:00 Elasticsearch… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Kyle shares a great MOS document that explains how psadmin issues tuxedo commands and asks if we could hook into that setup. Then Dan and Kyle discuss their ideal refresh process if they were to start from scratch. Show Notes Beyond Passwords – Troy Hunt @ 1:45 Improving Nav Collections… Read More

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This week on the podcast, Charlie Sinks joins us to talk about the Upper Midwest Regional User Group. We talk about using Agile with PeopleSoft, our experiences with Elasticearch, the Idea Space for PeopleTools, and using Git with PeopleSoft. Show Notes Chatbots Demo @ 3:30 Agile and PeopleSoft @ 11:00 SCRUM Kanban SAFE Elasticsearch Experiences… Read More

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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. Show Notes Page and Field CONFIGURATOR Follow-up @ 1:00 October CVE Details @ 6:00 Greg Kelley’s CVE Breakdown… Read More

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The next video from psadmin.conf 2018 is available! Kyle Benson and Dan Iverson look at Terraform, a cloud provisioning tool, and show how psadmin.io uses Terraform to build training environments. Terraform works with Amazon Web Services, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Oracle Public Cloud, and many more cloud providers. Terraform can deploy a single server, or… Read More

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This week on the podcast we welcome back Wayne Fuller to talk about Elasticsearch. Wayne gives an excellent introduction into using Elasticsearch with PeopleSoft, some lesson’s learned from his testing, and highlights the benefits of switching to the new search tool. One quick note – after recording, Wayne got clarification that you cannot cut over… Read More

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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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