#193 – Unified Compare Reports


This week, Kyle and Dan discuss SSH port knocking, a possible MOS API for Weblogic patching, and the excellent DMSViewer tools. Dan also shares some thoughts on the Unified Compare Reports in PeopleTools 8.56+.

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#181 – Flood Stage


This week on the podcast, we share some MOS tips to stay updated on changes to PeopleSoft, Dan explains how Elasticsearch handles a full disk, and Kyle shares an “Oh No!” story.

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#178 – Data Migration Workbench


This week on the podcast, Dan shares some follow-up on the his Caps Lock key change, Kyle shares his SSH setup and has some ideas to improve the Data Migration Workbench. Then Dan and Kyle discuss the Forgot Password functionality in PeopleSoft.

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#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.

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#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.

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#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.

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#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.

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#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.

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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).

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