PeopleSoft PeopleTools Server Admin and DPK Install



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PeopleSoft PeopleTools Server Admin and DPK Install

Description: This PeopleSoft PeopleTools Server Admin and DPK Install training covers the installation and implementation of the PeopleTools 8.56 components used to deploy PeopleSoft applications. Expert Oracle University instructors will teach you how to install the required software and create the primary servers that are part of the PeopleSoft Pure Internet Architecture, as well as how to configure and manage Elastic search.

Suitable for students using PeopleTools 8.54 or later.

Duration: 5 Days

Learn to:

  • Describe the PeopleSoft databases and how they are created.
  • Describe the role of PeopleTools in PeopleSoft applications and design/construct a PeopleTools implementation.
  • Explain PeopleSoft Pure Internet Architecture and the implications for system design and implementation.
  • Install PeopleSoft components on a web server and configure that server to support access to a PeopleSoft application.
  • Describe, create and administer PeopleSoft Application Server domains, PeopleSoft Process Scheduler domains and the batch environment.
  • Use monitoring tools to observe, troubleshoot and tune the PIA environment.
  • Configure and manage the Elasticsearch based PeopleSoft Search Framework.
  • Implement PeopleTools server caching options.

Course Objectives:

  • Create, configure, and administer the application server domains
  • Describe and install middleware components, PeopleSoft environment, and PeopleSoft databases
  • Describe the PeopleSoft Pure Internet Architecture and its implications for system design and implementation
  • Describe, create, and administer the PeopleSoft batch server environment
  • Design and construct a PeopleTools implementation
  • Install and configure the PIA web components
  • Use DPK for FRESH installs, and PeopleTools patch
  • Use monitoring tools to observe, troubleshoot, and tune the PIA environment


  • Database Administrator
  • Functional Implementer
  • Support Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Analyst
  • Technical Administrator
  • Technical Consultant
  • Web Administrator
  • Those on 8.56 can also benefit from taking this class.

Suggested Prerequisites:

  • PeopleSoft PeopleTools I Rel 8.55 Ed 1
  • Experience working with and configuring servers
  • Basic understanding of PeopleTools


Technology Overview

  • Describing PeopleSoft Architecture
  • Using DPK to Install PeopleSoft Applications
  • Installing a Fresh Application
  • Installing With User-created Database
  • Installing the PeopleSoft Homes
  • Installing Database
  • Setting Up Windows Workstations

Installing PeopleSoft Databases

  • Running the Database Configuration Wizard
  • Using Data Mover to Load the Database
  • Performing Post Database Installation Testing

Installing Oracle Tuxedo and WebLogic

  • Installing Tuxedo
  • Installing Tuxedo and WebLogic

Creating and Configuring Application Server Domains

  • Creating and Testing a Domain Configuration
  • Starting and Stopping Domains
  • Testing a Domain

Administering Application Servers

  • Working with the Tuxedo Command Line (tmadmin)
  • Using PSADMIN to Reconfigure a Domain
  • Configuring SSL for Workstation Listener and Jolt Listener
  • Working with Multiple PS_CFG_HOME Locations

Setting Up Batch Environment through DPK and PSADMIN

  • Creating Process Scheduler Domains

Installing and Configuring PeopleSoft Internet Architecture

  • Installing the PeopleSoft Internet Architecture
  • Configuring the Browser Connection
  • Installing PeopleSoft Pure Internet Architecture in Silent Mode
  • Using PSADMIN to Manage PIA Domains and Sites
  • Modifying Configuration Options to Change PeopleSoft Internet Architecture Behavior
  • Installing Multiple PeopleSoft Internet Architecture Domains and Sites
  • Using Load Balancing and Fail-Over Features for PeopleSoft Internet Architecture

Configuring the Batch Environment

  • Modifying Process Scheduler Domain Configuration Settings

Running Processes with Process Scheduler

  • Launching Processes
  • Using the Process Monitor
  • Load Balancing with the Master Scheduler

Applying PeopleTools Release

  • Applying Patch to Database
  • Deploying the New Release in Midtier mode
  • Creating the Customization File

Customizing a PeopleSoft Environment

  • Customizing Component Installations Locations
  • Customizing PeopleSoft Domain Definitions

Installing Elasticseach and Configuring PeopleSoft Search Framework

  • Installing Elasticsearch
  • Setting up PeopleSoft Integration Broker for PeopleSoft Search Framework
  • Integrating PeopleSoft and Elasticsearch

Deploying Search Definitions and Building Search Indexes

  • Building Search Indexes
  • Working with Incremental Index Updates

Configuring End User Search Options

  • Enabling Global Search
  • Enabling Keyword Search

Managing an Elasticsearch Cluster

  • Setting Up a Cluster
  • Managing a Cluster
  • Using the Elasticsearch Interact Page

Managing and Troubleshooting an Implementation

  • Locating and Using PeopleSoft Log and Trace Files
  • Using PeopleSoft Ping

Selecting Cache Options

  • Creating Preload Cache Projects
  • Configuring Database Cache
  • Loading Server Cache with All Definitions
  • Additional Cache Settings
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