To start out, the User Interface (UI) changes in PeopleTools 8.59 are very good! There is a difference between seeing screenshots and using the application. The improvements to search make it a great navigation tool and navigating the system is more fun with updates to the Navigator and the new Quick Access Bar. I am... Continue reading
We are excited to announce that registration for psadmin.conf 2021 is open! This year, psadmin.conf will be a virtual conference held on May 10-12, 2021. psadmin.conf is a conference specifically for PeopleSoft Administrators. The conference features talks from expert admins on topics like PeopleSoft automation, open source tools to simplify your job, and success stories... Continue reading
Hello there! Just a quick update to let you know Dan and Kyle have some upcoming speaking sessions. These are some great sessions, so make sure to register and check them out! PSUG PeopleSoft Administration & OCI Fireside Chat Appsian PeopleSoft Summit – Advanced PeopleSoft Administration PeopleSoft RECONNECT Running PeopleSoft on OCI Taking PeopleSoft swimming... Continue reading
Now that Cloud Manager is here, we have self-service ability to create PeopleSoft environments in OCI. Cue Uncle Ben… “With great power comes great responsibility.” Having a self-service portal that allows for the creation of these environments is fantastic, but how do we put some controls around this awesome power? This is where Environment Template... Continue reading
I was recently studying for some OCI Certification exams when I came across the topic of Instance Pools. I’ve known about this OCI feature for a while but realized I somehow never thought seriously about using them with PeopleSoft. So, I decided to do a proof of concept and write about it. What I found... Continue reading
In this session from psadmin.conf 2018, Frank Dolezal shares how he collects logs and system analytics to address a number of system issues. He explains how they can track average performance trends in the system, identify errors an anomalies, catch new issues before they are reported, and more. We released the videos from psadmin.conf as... Continue reading
Notes If you haven’t installed Cloud Manager yet, watch this video first to learn how to install Cloud Manager. 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')) Install Firefox choco install firefox -y
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... Continue reading
Signing nVision Macros If you have to support nVision reports, you’ve probably had to deal with getting nVision configured on developer workstations. To develop nVision reports, you need to run Excel macros inside Excel. But, many organizations are concerned about allowing users to run any macro. Macros are often an attack vector for hackers, so... Continue reading
Sign up for an Oracle Cloud Trial Account Oracle Cloud Trial Sasank Vemana – PeopleSoft on the Cloud 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... 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...