The PeopleSoft Administrator Podcast

Dan Iverson and Kyle Benson talk about PeopleSoft Administration.
This week on the podcast, Dan goes through a list of troubleshooting steps for Elasticsearch that he has encountered over the last year. Dan and Kyle discuss shard management, replica settings, setting the JVM heap side, and monitoring Elasticsearch with Cerebro and ElasticHQ. Show Notes ERDs f...
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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 Beyond Passwords - Troy Hunt @ 1:45 Imp...
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This week on the podcast, Charlie Sinks joins us to talk about the Upper Midwest Regional User Group. We talk about using Agile with PeopleSoft, our experiences with Elasticearch, the Idea Space for PeopleTools, and using Git with PeopleSoft. Show Notes Chatbots Demo @ 3:30 Agile and PeopleSoft...
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This week on the podcast, Kyle finds the ProcessRestartMemoryLimit does not work as expected, Dan finds that the Purge Cache command has changed in 8.56, and Kyle recaps a successful Go-Live for PeopleTools 8.55 and Fluid Navigation. Show Notes Page and Field CONFIGURATOR Follow-up @ 1:00 Octob...
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This week on the podcast we welcome back Wayne Fuller to talk about Elasticsearch. Wayne gives an excellent introduction into using Elasticsearch with PeopleSoft, some lesson’s learned from his testing, and highlights the benefits of switching to the new search tool. One quick note - after recor...
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This week Dan talks about using a PS_APP_PATCH_HOME environment variable, Kyle discusses PeopleSoft features that require Windows servers and then we give an introduction to Elasticsearch. We want to make this podcast part of the community discussion on PeopleSoft administration. If you have com...
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This week, Kyle and Dan talk about using Vagrant snapshots with Vagabond, strategies for managing psft_customizations.yaml files and demonstrating Fluid to end users. Dan shares a story of how an unpatched WebLogic server can leave your PeopleSoft application vulnerable to hackers. Show Notes ...
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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 Shard Planning for Petabyte Scale Elasticsearch Clusters @ 3:50 Customizing the Homepage @ 5:30 JDK even v. odd num...
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This week on the podcast, Dan discusses some tuning considerations for Elasticsearch and Kyle gives us an overview of serverless computing and how PeopleSoft could use it. Show Notes Elasticsearch 6 support for 8.56! @ 2:00 Collate Indices Option @ 6:00 How many shards should my cluster have?...
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This week on the podcast, Dan shares some new ideas to improve the DDDAudit and SYSAudit reports, and Kyle discusses how federated User Preferences work in a clustered environment. Show Notes Dan Roque's DPK Patches @ 1:00 Idea Space - Audit Reports @ 3:30 Summary/TOC for Audits Advanced Run...
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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 Terraform Hands-on Lab @ 3:45 Intro Guide Intro Files Advanced...
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This week on the podcast, Graham Smith and Jim Marion join us to recap Open World 2018. We discuss the new Drop Zones feature, Graham's view of smart customizations, Jim's tips for working with the Fluid Homepage, and a review of Cloud Manager 7. Show Notes Paco's Keynote @ 1:30 PeopleTools R...
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This week on the podcast we introduce mosbot.app, a utility to help you work with Oracle Support URLs, and mosbot for the command line. Show Notes History of mosbot @ 4:30 mosbot.app @ 9:00 mosbot-cli @ 12:00 mosbot Slack app @ 17:30
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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/psa...
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We are excited to announce the dates and location for psadmin.conf 2019! The conference will be held May 6-8, 2019, in Minneapolis MN. Visit the psadmin.conf page to learn more and listen to a special podcast about the 2019 conference. Submit your presentation proposals now and registration open...
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Speaking at Oracle OpenWorld @ 1:00 PeopleTools 8.57 is in the Cloud @ 2:00 When Will the Next PeopleTools Be Released? @ 5:00 Required Interim Patches for the Oracle Database with PeopleSoft @ 6:30 Monitoring PeopleSoft @ 9:00 OEM @ 14:00 Rundeck @ 20:00 Elastic Stack @ 24:30 PPM @ 27:15 H...
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This week on the podcast, Dan shares an open source project to manage your Oracle Database grant permissions from the PIA. Kyle gives Dan some tips on using SSH aliases, and Dan shares how to trace FTP transactions with PeopleSoft. Show Notes Elasticon Recap @ 1:00 GreyHeller is now Appsian @...
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This week on the podcast, Kyle shares a fix for deep links with the PIA and Dan discovers a bug with the Processing Indicator. Then Kyle and Dan talk about the new release of psadmin_plus and the improvements of version 2.0. Show Notes COLLABORATE19 - Call for presentations is Open @ 2:45 Dee...
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This week on the podcast, Kyle discusses a workflow message tester, and the thought process behind setting up IB failover. Dan explains what the ampersand at the end of URL means for PIA URLs. Show Notes PT Workflow Message Tester @ 2:15 IB Master-Slave Setup @ 6:15 David Heinemeier Hansson on...
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This week on the podcast, Kyle gives some suggestions on how to make dynamic links to other PeopleSoft homepages and Dan dives into what happens when you perform a search with Elasticsearch. Show Notes COBOL License Install on Linux @ 2:30 Top Terminal Emulators Link to Homepage in a Conte...
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