The PeopleSoft Administrator Podcast

Dan Iverson and Kyle Benson talk about PeopleSoft Administration.
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. Show Notes OpenDistro for Elasticsearch @ 2:00 ...
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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 TLS 1.3 and ETS DPK NFS Share @...
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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. Show Notes Google wants to kill the URL @ 6:15 TM_CPAU Setting @ 12:45 Navigator "La...
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This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan discuss Integration Broker Queue Partitioning and why you might want to use it. Dan shares an edge case with Change Assistants new modes, and then Dan and Kyle talk about the wonderful tool Trace Wizard. Show Notes RoyalTS @ 4:30 Change Assistant Modes Ed...
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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 PSC...
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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. Show Notes PS Talk with Rebekah Jackson @ 2:30 Allow Unregistered Conten...
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This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle share some recent bugs they dealt with and possible workarounds. Kyle also laments to de-support of the COBOL DPK for non-cloud customers. Show Notes RoyalTS @ 4:00 Cmder PSSQR Path Bug @ 11:45 PS_APP_PATCH_HOME and COBOL Compile 2330592.1 COBOL N...
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This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle discuss a few personal goals for 2019, and some password limitations with ViewAttachment and FTP servers. Then they share their thoughts on the Tao of HashiCorp and how it relates to PeopleSoft Admins. Show Notes Personal Goals for 2019 @ 1:00 Typing Prof...
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This week on the podcast, Dan shares some changes when applying Change Packages with PeopleTools 8.57. He explains the new Subsequent Pass mode and what changed with the Move to Production mode. Kyle shares some changes with PT_COMMON, and then Dan and Kyle discuss serer naming conventions. Show...
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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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