After creating a Git repository to track our first Terraform project, I updated my bash prompt to show me the git branch. This information is only shown when we are in Git repository and makes is easy to see which branch your working on. This change is a bigger than just updating the PS1 variable, so I... Continue reading
In our fresh tenancy, the first thing we’ll do is connect Terraform. We will use Terraform to build resources as a first option, and a CLI as the second option. This will help enforce an Infrastructure-as-Code deployment. Before we write any code we need to create a Git repository to track our code. There will... Continue reading
Recently, I created a new Oracle Cloud Infrastructure environment and decided to document the steps I went through to go from a brand-new tenancy to a functioning PeopleSoft environment. These blog posts can service as a guide for administrators who are new to OCI, or for experienced administrators who want to look at a different... Continue reading
You can run PeopleSoft Images on your laptop using three tools that work seamlessly together: VirtualBox, Vagrant, and Vagabond. VirtualBox is virtualization software to run a VM on your laptop (any Intel-based laptop, not Apple Silicon-based Macs) Vagrant is a tool to interact with VirtualBox that can automate VM builds Vagabond is an open source... Continue reading
We have released new branding themes for PeopleTools 8.60! The new themes use colors that better match the new Redwood UI color palette, and the underlying stylesheets use the new CSS variables in 8.60. There are 10 colors to choose from in this release. But, it’s also very easy to change the colors, or even... Continue reading
You can now register for psadmin.conf 2023! Click here to see more information and register. psadmin.conf is a conference specifically for PeopleSoft Administrators. The conference features talks from expert admins on a variety of topics, as well as hands-on training from Oracle ACEs. The goal of the conference is to expand your knowledge of PeopleSoft... Continue reading
In this video we will build a new PeopleSoft Image to check out some of the newer features. We will use OCI to host our image because the PeopleSoft team provides us with images that are ready to build. We just need to provide some passwords and away we go. OCI Marketplace Images The OCI... Continue reading
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
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
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
This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan discuss securing your public user and leaking information, how to speed up change assistant upgrade projects, and new ACM plugins to work with Load Balanced gateways. The PeopleSoft Administrator Podcast hosted by Dan Iverson and Kyle Benson. Show Notes psadmin.conf @ 1:00 Public Web Profile and Security...
This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan talk about the new psadmin.io Themes for 8.60, and then they discuss how they are currently using the DPK to build new environments and what has changed in the DPK since it was released. The PeopleSoft Administrator Podcast hosted by Dan Iverson and Kyle Benson. Show Notes...
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...
This week on the podcast, Dan discusses a new tool he built to simplify CPU patches by using the same tools as the Infrastructure DPK. byop, or Build Your Own Patches, will take a list of patches to download and store them in a format that matches the Infrastructure DPK. The PeopleSoft Administrator Podcast hosted...
This week on the podcast, PeopleTools Strategy Director Sasank Vemana joins us to talk about the upcoming switch to Opensearch, Configurable Search, Redwood UI, and some of his favorite features in PeopleTools 8.60. The PeopleSoft Administrator Podcast hosted by Dan Iverson and Kyle Benson Show Notes Redwood UX for PeopleSoft @ 3:15 Redwood UI Introduction...