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PeopleSoft Lifecycle Management Rel 8.53 (PSLM)

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  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
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Course Overview

Duration: 4 Days

Price: SGD 4,220.00

This PeopleSoft Lifecycle Management Rel 8.53 training will teach you to manage customizations, apply application updates and upgrade a PeopleSoft application. You'll use the necessary tools to accomplish these tasks, including Application Designer's upgrade features, Data Mover, Data Migration Workbench and Change Assistant.

Learn To:

  • Perform an upgrade.
  • Manage customizations.
  • Customize the PeopleSoft system and migrate the customizations to other databases.
  • Create Change Packages.
  • Compare and analyze definitions between databases.

Benefits to You

Leverage the full set of PeopleSoft lifecycle support applications and utilities to help reduce the cost of ownership of your PeopleSoft applications by simplifying the processes of upgrading and maintaining your PeopleSoft databases.

Application Designer Upgrade Tools

You will also use the Application Designer upgrade tools to create projects, compare projects, analyze compare reports and copy definitions to different environments. Expert Oracle University instructors will review the application upgrade process and all of the tools used to perform upgrades. Through hands-on exercises, you'll create an upgrade job in Change Assistant and run all of the steps in the application upgrade.

Who Should Attend

  • Application Developers
  • Database Administrators
  • System Analysts
  • Project Manager
  • Technical Consultant

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


Required Prerequisites:

  • Understanding of the data structures of PeopleSoft Applications
  • Working knowledge of PeopleSoft Architecture
  • PeopleSoft PeopleTools I Rel 8.53

Suggested Prerequisites:

  • Experience with Application Designer


Course Objectives

  • Compare and analyze definitions
  • Use Data Mover to export and import data
  • Apply application updates
  • Perform an upgrade
  • Describe the different data management tools
  • Manage customizations
  • Migrate customizations between PeopleSoft databases using projects

Course Content

Technology Overview

  • Describing Data Management Tasks
  • Describing Data Management Tools
  • Describing PeopleSoft Database Tables
  • Describing Change Assistant
  • Describing Application Upgrades
  • Describing Sources of Information about Data Management Tools in PeopleSoft Online Help

Examining PeopleSoft Databases

  • Describing PeopleSoft System Components
  • Describing Structure Versus Content
  • Tracking Definition Changes
  • Describing Customizations
  • Defining Upgrade Terminology
  • Identifying a Database
  • Identifying a Database

Building and Altering Tables

  • Identifying PeopleTools Tables That Affect the System Catalog
  • Configuring Data Definition Language (DDL) Parameters
  • Using the Build Process
  • Altering Tables
  • Creating Views and Indexes

Identifying PeopleTools Tables

  • Examining PeopleTools Tables
  • Securing PeopleTools Tables
  • Running SYSAUDIT Reports

Using Projects to Migrate Customizations

  • Describing the Migration Process
  • Creating Upgrade Projects
  • Copying Projects to Databases
  • Validating and Reusing Projects
  • Adjusting Definitions
  • Merging Projects
  • Copying Projects To and From Files

Using the Compare and Report Process

  • Describing the Compare Process
  • Running Compare and Report
  • Setting Upgrade Options

Viewing and Analyzing Compare Reports

  • Viewing Compare Reports
  • Analyzing Compare Reports
  • Entering Overrides in Upgrade Projects
  • Comparing and Merging Text Definitions and Files
  • Running PeopleCode Diff/Merge
  • Comparing and Merging Pages

Moving Data with Data Mover

  • Listing Data Mover Commands and Syntax
  • Exporting Data
  • Importing Data
  • Using Additional Set Commands
  • Encrypting Passwords with Data Mover
  • Renaming Records and Fields
  • Running Data Mover in Command Line Mode

Using Data Migration Workbench

  • Describing Data Migration Workbench
  • Implementing Data Set Security
  • Setting Upgrade Permissions
  • Using Data Set Designer
  • Defining Data Migration Project
  • Managing Data Migration Project File Locations
  • Copying and Comparing Projects
  • Using Approval Framework with DMW

Creating a Change Package

  • Describing Change Packager
  • Creating a Change Project
  • Creating File Reference Definitions
  • Creating a Change Package in Application Designer
  • Updating a Change Assistant Template
  • Finalizing a Change Package
  • Testing the Change Package

Configuring Change Assistant for Updates

  • Describing Applying Change Packages
  • Preparing the Environment
  • Setting Up the Environment Management Framework
  • Using the Environment Management Viewer
  • Setting Change Assistant Options

Applying Change Packages

  • Applying a Change Package
  • Correcting Errors in Change Assistant Job
  • Reviewing Change Assistant Logs

Comparing, Testing, and Deploying Updates

  • Describing Update Deployment
  • Reapplying Customizations
  • Migrating a Change Package

Planning Your PeopleSoft Application Upgrade

  • Describing PeopleSoft Upgrade Types
  • Describing Application Upgrade Process
  • Gathering Upgrade Documentation and Required Files
  • Identifying Upgrade Planning Tasks
  • Describing the Software Install
  • Configuring Change Assistant for Upgrades
  • Examining Step Properties
  • Creating an Environment and an Upgrade Job

Preparing the Database

  • Planning and Preparing for Upgrade
  • Comparing Customizations
  • Describing a Database Compare
  • Identifying Customizations
  • Preparing the Copy of Production Database
  • Preparing for the Application Upgrade

Applying PeopleTools Changes

  • Describing PeopleTools Changes
  • Explaining the Steps in a PeopleTools Upgrade

Running and Reviewing Compare Reports

  • Preparing for Application Changes
  • Running and Reviewing New Release Compare Reports

Applying Application Changes

  • Customizing the New Release
  • Running New Release Upgrade Copy
  • Preparing for Data Conversion Analysis
  • Modifying Database Structures
  • Running Data Conversion Programs
  • Finalizing the Database Structures
  • Loading Data to Complete the System Setup

Completing Database Changes

  • Reapplying Customizations
  • Setting Up Security
  • Stamping the Database
  • Testing the Database

Moving to Production

  • Testing the Move to Production
  • Developing a Test Plan
  • Preserving Queries, Trees and Tree Structure
  • Moving the System into Production


Course ID: PSLM

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