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 PeopleTools 8.60 and the great features that were released. Dan also shares his thoughts on using Cloud Manager to upgrade environments to 8.60. The PeopleSoft Administrator Podcast is hosted by Dan Iverson and Kyle Benson. Show Notes PeopleTools 8.60 is out @ 2:15 Video Feature Overview...
Dan and Kyle are back and this week they discuss SSH tips, playing Minecraft, and Kyle’s new PeopleSoft Secrets Tool (psst). The PeopleSoft Administrator Podcast is hosted by Dan Iverson and Kyle Benson. Show Notes Minecraft, scp, and spaces @ 2:30 SSH Tips @ 8:00 psst – PeopleSoft Secrets Tool @ 12:45 psvault Python Click
The PeopleSoft Administrator Podcast hosted by Dan Iverson and Kyle Benson This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan talk about building a nightly refresh environment and the benefits of automating the process, and Dan talks about upgrading to PeopleSoft 9.2. Show Notes 9.2 Go-Live @ 1:45 Oracle MERGE command @ 13:30 Sandbox Refreshes @...
The PeopleSoft Administrator Podcast hosted by Dan Iverson and Kyle Benson This week on the podcast, we talk about the PeopleTools RTI Maintenance job, fixing the systemd scripts from the DPK, and using the OCI-AutoScale project. Show Notes RTI Maintenance Job @ 3:15 systemd scripts for Linux @ 11:30 OCI-AutoScale @ 18:30 OCI Tagging @...
The PeopleSoft Administrator Podcast hosted by Dan Iverson and Kyle Benson This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle recap the psadmin.conf 2022 conference. Show Notes Getting the Most Out of PeopleTools @ 2:30 Kibana Lab @ 10:15 Monday Open Lab @ 13:00 Automating Maintenance Windows @ 15:00 Journey to the Cloud @ 16:30 OCI...