#207 – Troubleshooting Search Issues


This week on the podcast, Kyle shares some follow-up on the master scheduler changes he made, and Dan shares how he approached troubleshooting an Elasticsearch search issue.

Show Notes

  • Regex processing explained @ :45
  • [Run Control Framework VFO](PeopleSoft Update Run Control Dates Framework) @ 5:00
  • Master Scheduler Follow-up @ 8:00
  • Use the DPK to add a pluggable database to a CDB @ 22:30
  • Troubleshooting Search Issues @ 27:00

#203 – Troubleshooting Slow Process Starts


This week on the podcast, Dan shares a few tips he’s learned on writing better bash scripts, how the OpenDistro Elasticsearch plugins can be used, and how to generate dump files for App Designer. Then Kyle and Dan discuss how the approached an issue with slow process starts and why understanding the technology stack is so important.

Show Notes

Troubleshooting Framework

  1. Work to Replicate the issue/Look at code (if possible)
  2. MOS/Local Knowledge Base (wiki or tickets)
  3. Isolate the cause/Eliminate variables/Research Logs
  4. Attempt to understand the flow/technology/stack
  5. Develop root-cause theory
  6. Test to prove/disprove theory

#201 – Troubleshooting DPK Issues


This week on the podcast, Kyle shares some tips on escalating your SR’s and what to expect when you do escalate. Dan dives into a DPK Password issue and how he approaches troubleshooting with the DPK.

Show Notes

Troubleshooting Steps

  1. Work to Replicate the issue/Look at code (if possible)
  2. MOS/Local Knowledge Base (wiki or tickets)
  3. Isolate the cause/Eliminate variables/Research Logs
  4. Attempt to understand the flow/technology/stack
  5. Develop root-cause theory
  6. Test to prove/disprove theory

#201 – Troubleshooting Macrosets


This week on the podcast, Dan finds a great feature in Royal TSX, Kyle talk about a Macroset issue, and we start a small series on building a troubleshooting framework for PS Admins.

Show Notes

#199 – Environment Facts


This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan share some fun talks, YAML tips, and YAML history from a Red Hat User Group, Dan’s slow conversion over to Vim, and how to use the Puppet environment name in a custom Fact.

Show Notes

#198 – PSPing



This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan talk about learning to use Git and GitHub, strategies to work as different users in non-production environments, and how to use PSPing to help diagnose performance issues.

Show Notes

#197 – Branding Role Madness


This week on the podcast, Kyle shares his experience working with the CompanyInfo Banner, his thoughts on Branding Roles, and his discovery of the Introspection Page for Integration Broker.

Show Notes

#194 – The Back Button



This week on the podcast, Sasank Vemana joins us to talk about Event Mapping performance, not doing Selective Adoption to make Selective Adoption easier, and how the Fluid Back button works.

Show Notes

  • PeopleSoft Customers @ 2:00
  • Chatbot integration @ 5:00
  • EM Perf @ 9:30
  • Selective Adoption @ 20:15
  • Unpublished Bugs @ 27:30
  • The Back Button @ 34:15

#188 – Maintenance Tiles


This week on the podcast, Kyle follows up on his Maintenance Tiles work and explains why he rewrote it using Portal Registry APIs. Kyle also shares an issue with Rich Text Editor images and Dan shares another “Adventures in MOS”.

Show Notes

#187 – mitmproxy


This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle talk about Tuxedo blocking IP addresses, the Kibana Dashboard and building custom visualizations, and Dan talks about using mitmproxy to troubleshoot integration errors.

Show Notes