Using Customization Repository with PeopleSoft Update Manager

Roger Dial

Customization Repository on the PUM Source

Since the release of PeopleSoft’s 9.2 applications and PeopleTools 8.53, PeopleSoft Update Manager has been used to selectively choose patches and new functionality to apply to your existing PeopleSoft environments. Using Update Manager, administrators can search and select desired updates and allow the tool to build a comprehensive package which includes all necessary prerequisites and excludes updates which require a higher PeopleTools release than is available on the target environment. But if the PUM Instance is on a different database platform and/or PeopleTools release from the target, a compare using Application Designer cannot be run so you need another way to identify potential conflicts with customized objects prior to creating and exporting the change package. This is the function of the Customization Repository.

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Topics: PUM, PeopleTools 8.55, Customizations

New in PeopleTools 8.55: Log Analyzer for Application Engine

Roger Dial

New GUI tool in 8.55 to Analyze App Engine Programs

In release 8.55, the PeopleTools development team has finally included a GUI tool to read and format Application Engine trace files for both SQL and PeopleCode tracing. The new tool, Log Analyzer for Application Engine, provides developers and support specialists with a simplified view of the program flow and call structure, plus the associated SQL and PeopleCode for each Step.

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Topics: PeopleTools 8.55, Application Engine

Cumulative Feature Overview Enhanced

Roger Dial

Oracle Enhances PeopleSoft Cumulative Feature Overview

For several years now, Oracle has been providing the bug fix and new functionality catalog known as the Cumulative Feature Overview (CFO) tool. This tool is designed to simplify the process of identifying which fixes and new features are available in each release. For customers who have upgraded to application release 9.2, the CFO tools facilitates Selective Adoption by providing convenient access to a comprehensive list of fixes and functionality in each new PeopleSoft 9.2 Image, allowing application business owners to work with technical staff to efficiently identify the features available to be adopted. 

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Topics: PUM, PeopleTools 8.55, CFO

PeopleTools 8.55 DPKs

Roger Dial


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Topics: PeopleSoft 9.2, Selective Adoption, PeopleTools 8.55

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