#230 – Extended 8.56 Support


This week on the podcast, Dan shares some of his favorite musicians live virtual shows, Kyle discusses the difference between Fluid Homepages and Dashboards, and they also discuss the extended 8.56 support window.

Show Notes

#228 – Health Center 8.58


This week on the podcast, Dan shares his experience with the new VisualCOBOL compiler and how to reorder Signon PeopleCode. Kyle shares his first impressions with the new Health Center in PeopleTools 8.58.

Show Notes

#227 – Firefox Containers


This week on the podcast, Kyle explains how Firefox App Containers work and how he uses them when testing with PeopleSoft, and Dan shares some updates to the Vagabond project.

Show Notes

#225 – PeopleSoft Security Insights w/ Greg Wendt


This week on the podcast, Greg Wendt from Appsian joins us to talk about IDP-based authentication, Zero Trust security with PeopleSoft, and some of the creative ways you can use Appsian.

Show Notes

  • Introducing Greg Wendt @ 1:30
  • IDP-based Authentication @ 3:30
  • Kiosk Security and BYOD @ 9:00
  • Zero Trust and PeopleSoft @ 11:30
  • Security Implications with Cloud Migrations @ 18:00
  • How do privacy laws affect PS Admins? @ 21:30
  • Creative uses with Appsian @ 34:00

Cloud Manager Configuration

Notes

If you haven’t installed Cloud Manager yet, watch this video first to learn how to install Cloud Manager.

  1. Install Chocolatey

    [Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = [Net.SecurityProtocolType]::Tls12
    Set-ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Scope Process -Force; iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString('https://chocolatey.org/install.ps1'))
    
  2. Install Firefox

    choco install firefox -y
    

#224 – Zen Transport


ShowNotes

#223 – Single Sign Out


This week on the podcast, we talk about switching to DuckDuckGo for searching and Kyle finds the Windows Clipboard History feature. Then Dan shares his discovery of the IB Automated Integration Tester and Kyle talks about Single Sign Out with multiple environments.

Show Notes

psadmin.conf: Elasticsearch Clusters on Kubernetes

In this session from psadmin.conf 2018, JR Bing gives an introduction to Kubernetes and then dives into why he is using it to run an Elasticsearch cluster. The session includes a great demo as well showing how PeopleSoft interacts with the Kubernetes cluster. He finishes the session with some ideas on how containers Kubernetes could be used by PeopleSoft in the future.

We 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 already signed up for the course, you can log in and the new video will be available.

Cloud Manager Installation

Sign up for an Oracle Cloud Trial Account

Create SSH key

ssh-keygen -f ~/.ssh/cmtrial
cat ~/.ssh/cmtrial.pub

Create OCI API Key

openssl genrsa -out ~/.oci/cmtrial.pem -aes128 2048
openssl rsa -pubout -in ~/.oci/cmtrial.pem -out ~/.oci/cmtrial.pub
openssl rsa -pubout -outform DER -in ~/.oci/cmtrial.pem | openssl md5 -c
cat ~/.oci/cmtrial.pub
base64 ~/.oci/cmtrial.pem | tr -d "\r\n"

More information on building OCI API Keys

Allow Public Access to CM

  1. Menu > Networking > VCN > cm Subnet > Security Lists > cm_sec
  2. Add a new rule: 0.0.0.0/0 8000
  3. Add a hosts entry to access CM
echo "IPADDRESS psftcm.cm.psftcm.oraclevcn.com" | sudo tee -a /etc/hosts

Logs to view while waiting for Cloud Manager to finish.

ssh -i ~/.ssh/cmtrial opc@IPADDRESS
tail -f bootstrap/CloudManagerStatus.log
tail -f bootstrap/psft_oci_setup.log

#220 – ACM Runs


This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan discuss using OneNote for technical documentation and why it works for them. Dan also talk about using the ACM more with the DPK and shared some of the limitations that still exist in the ACM.

Show Notes

  • JSMPros Sound Bytes @ 2:30
  • OneNote and Documentation @ 3:30
  • ACM Deployments @ 13:00
  • ACM and IB @ 17:30
  • Separating ACM Runs in the DPK @ 28:30