#176 – IB Routings


This week on the podcast, we talk surprise acquisitions and forks with some favorite middleware product. Kyle shares how the “Hub” routing works with Integration Broker Routings and also gives some tips on comparing Roles between environments.

Show Notes

#175 – 8.57 PS_HOME Changes


This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle share a solution for storing DPK files on an NFS share and using symlinks, discuss a bug with Jolt Failover options, and some of changes in PeopleTools 8.57’s PS_HOME folder.

Show Notes

  • TLS 1.3 and Forward Secrecy @ 2:00
  • DPK NFS Share @ 7:00
  • Using Symlinks @ 14:00
  • Jolt Failover Options @ 18:00
  • 8.57 PS_HOME Delta @ 24:30

#174 – cloud-init


This week on the podcast, Kyle shares how the Navigator knows your last folder location and a bug with it and Dan discusses the TM_CPAU setting for Tuxedo on Windows. Then Dan and Kyle talk about cloud-init.

Show Notes

#172 – PsMPPIAInstall


This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle announce the psadmin.io Wiki! The wiki is available to share tidbits and knowledge about PeopleSoft Administration, and help document some of the good practices for other PeopleSoft Administrators. Kyle also talks about some of the encryption changes in PSCipher in PeopleTools 8.57, and Dan explores some of the changes to the PIA installer.

Show Notes

#171 – Web Profiles


This week on the podcast we discuss Event Mapping for App Engines that was teased in a PeopleSoft Talk. Then Kyle shares what learned about Portal Registries and security, and the new Reload Web Profile feature in 8.57.

Show Notes

#166 – Refresh Processes


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

psadmin.conf: Automation Challenges for Administrators

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 prevent passwords from leaking in logs. He also shows how Rundeck can be used to protect and audit your script execution (streamline vault access).

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.

#160 – Preloading Cache


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

#157 – Incident Investigation


This week on the podcast, Dan shares a Terraform hands-on Lab from OpenWorld and Kyle has some ideas to replace Health Center. Then Dan shares his experience investigating an incident with PeopleSoft and what he learned.

Show Notes

#154 – Portal Registry Security


This week on the podcast, Dan shares some tips on monitoring Tuxedo domains and Kyle discusses how to secure portal registries when accesses externally.

Show Notes

  • Data Mover Follow-up @ 3:00
  • PeopleTools POC Business Case Document @ 5:45
  • Tuxedo Service Monitoring @ 7:30
    • PS_HOME/utilities/psautolog.sh
  • Limiting Access to Portal Registries @ 17:45
    • GreyHeller/Appsian
    • Role Flipping
    • Separate Registry and Obscurity
    • LB/RPS/WL Filter Security
    • VPN Access
    • Conditional Navigation