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Using MITMProxy to Debug Elasticsearch and IB

There are times when troubleshooting you want to see what data was transmitted between two systems. When working with HTTP calls with Elasticsearch or Integration Broker targets, it can be helpful to see the data that was in the HTTP transaction. Seeing the data can often help resolve issues. Using MITMProxy, we can inspect HTTP... Continue reading

Structure and Content

Portal Registry Migration Fix

Sometimes when migrating Portal Registry objects I find that they do not show up in the Navigator, or even Structure and Content, until I clear cache, run VERSION, or even make a nominal change to the Portal Registry. We talked about this on the podcast in episode #303. I took Kyle’s idea of adding a... Continue reading

psadmin.io Themes for PeopleTools 8.59

We are releasing our newest version of our Themes for PeopleSoft 8.59 (and 8.58). We use these stylesheets on our non-production environments so that users can easily recognize which environment they are in, and most important, know they aren’t in production. The Themes are released as an Application Data Set that you can easiliy import... Continue reading

PeopleTools 8.59 UI Changes

To start out, the User Interface (UI) changes in PeopleTools 8.59 are very good! There is a difference between seeing screenshots and using the application. The improvements to search make it a great navigation tool and navigating the system is more fun with updates to the Navigator and the new Quick Access Bar. I am... Continue reading

psadmin.conf 2021 Registration is Open!

We are excited to announce that registration for psadmin.conf 2021 is open! This year, psadmin.conf will be a virtual conference held on May 10-12, 2021. psadmin.conf is a conference specifically for PeopleSoft Administrators. The conference features talks from expert admins on topics like PeopleSoft automation, open source tools to simplify your job, and success stories... Continue reading

Upcoming Speaking Sessions

Hello there! Just a quick update to let you know Dan and Kyle have some upcoming speaking sessions. These are some great sessions, so make sure to register and check them out! PSUG PeopleSoft Administration & OCI Fireside Chat Appsian PeopleSoft Summit – Advanced PeopleSoft Administration PeopleSoft RECONNECT Running PeopleSoft on OCI Taking PeopleSoft swimming... Continue reading

Environment Template Security in Cloud Manager

Now that Cloud Manager is here, we have self-service ability to create PeopleSoft environments in OCI. Cue Uncle Ben… “With great power comes great responsibility.” Having a self-service portal that allows for the creation of these environments is fantastic, but how do we put some controls around this awesome power? This is where Environment Template... Continue reading

psadmin.conf: System Performance Data Collection

In this session from psadmin.conf 2018, Frank Dolezal shares how he collects logs and system analytics to address a number of system issues. He explains how they can track average performance trends in the system, identify errors an anomalies, catch new issues before they are reported, and more. We released the videos from psadmin.conf as... Continue reading

Podcast

#335 – io_homes DPK Module

This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan talk about the changes to the 8.60 database upgrade and the new PPTLS860 project. Dan also shares some updates to the IO_STYLE_859 project and discusses his new io_homes DPK module. The PeopleSoft Administrator Podcast hosted by Dan Iverson and Kyle Benson. Show Notes psadmin.conf 2023 – May... Continue reading

#332 – PeopleTools 8.60

This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan discuss PeopleTools 8.60 and the great features that were released. Dan also shares his thoughts on using Cloud Manager to upgrade environments to 8.60. The PeopleSoft Administrator Podcast is hosted by Dan Iverson and Kyle Benson. Show Notes PeopleTools 8.60 is out @ 2:15 Video Feature Overview... Continue reading

#331 – psst

Dan and Kyle are back and this week they discuss SSH tips, playing Minecraft, and Kyle’s new PeopleSoft Secrets Tool (psst). The PeopleSoft Administrator Podcast is hosted by Dan Iverson and Kyle Benson. Show Notes Minecraft, scp, and spaces @ 2:30 SSH Tips @ 8:00 psst – PeopleSoft Secrets Tool @ 12:45 psvault Python Click Continue reading