I ran across this announcement on Oracle’s blogs about the new PeopleTools 8.54 OVM Template. The problem is that I don’t have Oracle VM and don’t really want to delve into messing with it at the moment. Virtualbox works better for my playing around. It turns out that it wasn’t too hard to get this running in Virtualbox.
So, here are my notes…
To start, I downloaded the machine. It came in 4 zip (more...)
Due to a low number of customers using Sybase and Informix, Peoplesoft team recently decided to stop supporting their products on these databases, please see MOS note Oracle Modifies Supported Platforms for PeopleSoft (Doc ID 1915316.1)
According to the note, the Peoplesoft application 9.1 will be the terminal release for these databases. However, you’ll still be able to go for Peopletools 8.54, it will be the last supported.
Anyway, most likely better (more...)
On Linux, once you installed JDK provided on edelivery for Peopletools 8.54 (jdk-7u55-linux-x64.rpm), you make a go for Weblogic.
Here you go:
java -jar wls_121200.jar
On Oracle Linux 7, it ends quickly by the following error :
OpenJDK JVM not supported on this platform.
Also tried with 7u65, no luck. To solve it, install the JDK 7u67 – the latest available. You can download it here :
There's actually quite a bit of information on the internet about the complexity in managing the technology licenses you purchase (and don't purchase) from Oracle. This has been a problem for many versions, and is still a problem in the current version. Here are some examples:
In these articles the following patterns start emerging:
Installing Oracle software enables extra cost "licensable" features that (more...)
We’d really appreciate your help. But first, a bit of background:
The Partner of the Year awards is an annual awards ceremony held by the UK Oracle User Group. It allows customers to show appreciation for partners that have provided a service to them over the previous 12 months. As you would imagine, being voted a winner (for the categories that you operate in) is a wonderful accolade as it’s the end-users that have spoken.
The recently launched version of PeopleTools 8.54 contains a broad range of enhancements. Although we’ve had the GA (General Availability) release we can’t upgrade existing environments until the 8.54.02 patch, so now is a good time to perform a fresh sandbox install to investigate the details and highlight the areas that are of most interest.
As in the first part of this series, there is a lot of content to cover (more...)
I was reading Lee Greffin's post More Fun with Application Packages -- Instances and stumbled across this quote from PeopleBooks:
A private instance variable is private to the class, not just to the object instance. For example, consider a linked-list class where one instance needs to update the pointer in another instance.
What exactly does that mean? I did some testing to try and figure it out. Here is what I came up with:
- It (more...)
It has been amazing to watch the exponential growth in the number of PeopleSoft community bloggers. It seems that most of them have links to other PeopleSoft blogs, but where is the master list of PeopleSoft blogs? Here is my attempt to create one. Don't see your blog on the list? Add a comment and I'll review your blog. If your blog is education oriented, then I will put it in the list... and probably (more...)
Vanuit Proact organiseren wij het kennisplatform SYNC 2014 op 17 september in de Rotterdam Cruise Terminal. Alle hedendaagse IT-infrastructuurontwikkelingen in 1 dag:
• Een interactief programma o.l.v. dagvoorzitter Lars Sørensen o.a. bekend van BNR
• Een keynote van Marco Gianotten van Giarte, de Nederlandse “Gartner” op het gebied van Outsoucing/Managed Services
• Huisman Equipment over de
There are a lot of security admins out there that are going to hate me for this post. There are a lot of system administrators, developers, and users, however, that will LOVE me for this post. The code I'm about to share with you will keep the logged in PeopleSoft user's session active as long as the user has a browser window open that points to a PeopleSoft instance. Why would you do this? I (more...)
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Stitching matters. Stitching holds disparate components and materials together in a form something close to what we had in mind as a solution to a problem. Could be clothes. Could be wicker baskets. In the tech world, stitching things together typically involves integrating components or services together into a unified solution. And it matters. A lot.
I have a few applications on my mobile platforms that rely on integrated (more...)
I see that PeopleTools 8.54 is released according to the PeopleSoft Technology Blog. I’m eager to get digging into the new features, but I’m afraid it may be a while before I get to play with it.
Currently, it looks like you won’t be able to play with it unless you can go through a full install. Upgrades are not supported until after a patch or two is released:
Today, PeopleTools 8.54 is (more...)
Following the announcement on Friday that Tools 8.54 was available, we dived straight in (whilst cursing under our breath that it was released at 6pm on Friday night on the weekend of the World Cup final!).
We download all of the media (which doesn’t take long on AWS – this is the 2.7GB tools 8.54.01 patch coming down in about a minute and a half):
At the time of (more...)
The existing bank account number validations for domestic banks only check the length of the bank account number. These validations are performed during the entry and update of bank accounts.With R12.2 the account number validations for United Kingdom are enhanced to include a modulus check alongside the length checks. Modulus checking is the process of [...]
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Can I make another suggestion? Some of the text boxes in App Designer don’t work like regular Windows controls. Namely, they don’t support things like Control-A to select the entire text in the box. This is slightly frustrating and also makes App Designer feel antiquated.
One of those places is the File Layout Field Properties (more...)