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Date registered: September 10, 2014

Latest posts

  1. The current big thing: Database as a Service – DBaaS — October 4, 2016
  2. PeopleTools 8.55 and PSADMIN — December 22, 2015
  3. SaaS – Oracle and Workday — July 9, 2014
  4. The cloud and the change — July 8, 2014
  5. PeopleSoft and Kerberos integration: Desktop Single Signon Solution — March 31, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Apply Bundles Manually (Without Change Assistant) — 7 comments
  2. Candidate Gateway (e-recruitment) — 7 comments
  3. Portal Security Syncronization — 5 comments
  4. Manage Hire (TAM – WFA integration) — 5 comments
  5. Portal Search feature — 4 comments

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Oct 25

Oracle installation hangs

Oracle installation hangs at 89% in 11G “hangs @89% complete” problem…To comeover from this, one needs to uncheck the “Configure Enterprise Manager” option in installation step 4. Configuration of Enterprise manager is all along a different set of installation, one can carry that out separately.

Permanent link to this article: http://alokbhardwaj.com/oracle-peoplesoft/2010/10/25/oracle-installation-hangs/

Oct 25

Tip on Oracle 11.1.0.6 installation on AIX 6.1

Between the installation of Oracle 11.1.0.6 on AIX 6.1, I got an error message messageUsername cannot be empty Exception in thread “FileSystemPreferencesHook” java.lang.SecurityException: Could not lock User prefs. Lock file access denied. at java.util.prefs.FileSystemPreferences.checkLockFile0ErrorCode(FileSystemPreferences.java:956) at java.util.prefs.FileSystemPreferences.lockFile(FileSystemPreferences.java:945) at java.util.prefs.FileSystemPreferences.sync(FileSystemPreferences.java:751) at java.util.prefs.FileSystemPreferences.flush(FileSystemPreferences.java:844) at java.util.prefs.FileSystemPreferences.syncWorld(FileSystemPreferences.java:488) at java.util.prefs.FileSystemPreferences.access$1200(FileSystemPreferences.java:61) at java.util.prefs.FileSystemPreferences$5$1.run(FileSystemPreferences.java:466) To correct the problem, one need to edit ‘refhost.xml’ …

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Permanent link to this article: http://alokbhardwaj.com/oracle-peoplesoft/2010/10/25/tip-on-oracle-11-1-0-6-installation-on-aix-6-1/

Sep 20

Bind Variables on PeopleSoft Home Page

Prior to PT 8.48 release, there was a record WEBLIB_MENU, using which we were able to pass the dynamic variables to show the same on PeopleSoft Home Page. Below is theresolution (Resolution # 1, copied from Oracle PeopleSoft Metalink site) From PT 8.48 and above, one will not be able to find out the record …

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Permanent link to this article: http://alokbhardwaj.com/oracle-peoplesoft/2010/09/20/bind-variables-on-peoplesoft-home-page/

Jan 21

Folder and content missing on Portal

This is a very common issue when a new page/component get transferred from one instance to another or when someone create a new component. Portal registry index plays a major role in that and that is why sometimes after migration, we find the migrated content is not visible. For the same, below are some steps …

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Permanent link to this article: http://alokbhardwaj.com/oracle-peoplesoft/2010/01/21/folder-and-content-missing-on-portal/

Jul 14

SchedulerTransfer servlet – posting issue

Issue: Distribution agent failed to post the files to report repository. Error message: The XML file returned by the web server is invalid. XML document object creation failed. Solution: This is an issue with SchedulerTransfer servlet which requires authentication. When a report needs to get transfer to report repository, distribution agant use SchedulerTransfer servlet for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://alokbhardwaj.com/oracle-peoplesoft/2009/07/14/schedulertransfer-servlet-posting-issue/

May 08

Portal Security Syncronization

Jitu has put on pressure to write this blog even if all the below mentioned information is available in PeopleBooks and PORTAL_CSS program can be well explored in app designer. I tried to put comments as much as I can from PeopleBooks, just few words added from my end. So here we go… PeopleSoft Internet …

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Permanent link to this article: http://alokbhardwaj.com/oracle-peoplesoft/2009/05/08/portal-security-syncronization/

Apr 03

Global Payroll system tuning tips

The Global payroll calculation is a batch process and performance tuning is complex and very specific to each customer’s environment. I have consolidated some points which cover some technical and functional areas regarding the GP process tuning. Technical side:— Check your hardware configuration if that is capable enough to take care of density of employees …

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Permanent link to this article: http://alokbhardwaj.com/oracle-peoplesoft/2009/04/03/global-payroll-system-tuning-tips/

Mar 31

Apply Bundles Manually (Without Change Assistant)

For yes, CA is a great tool to apply bundles, software updates etc., however at times we may need not to use CA to perform this task. Everyone who is aware of bundle stuff, knows where to find the documentation regarding any bundle and how to use the same to apply bundles manually. I am …

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Mar 31

Change Assistant — Apply bundles with “PeopleTools Upgrade option”

Change Assistant is all about EMF (Environment Management Framework). But at times, your infrastructure is like that which push you back not to configure the same in your environment. Also, in some cases, you can’t make your agents up and run say for example in PROD. Now, you can skip doing below things to use …

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Permanent link to this article: http://alokbhardwaj.com/oracle-peoplesoft/2009/03/31/change-assistant-apply-bundles-with-peopletools-upgrade-option/

Mar 30

Portal Search feature

So ever tried the portal search option to find out something? Content reference? Menu? This search index has been buit by a delivered AE, PORTAL_INDEX. Navigation of the same is below: PeopleTools >> Portal >> Build Registry Search Index To build a search index, go to build search index page using above navigation. Add a …

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