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PTF Startup Error

This is a nice introduction to PTF as I have started playing with it.  Fortunately, the fix turned out pretty simple, so I thought it would make a nice simple blog post.
Here’s the error message:

If you have trouble viewing the image, it reads:

Installing PTF — PeopleTools Test Framework

This is a Step-By-Step series on the PeopleTools Testing Framework.  This is probably the easiest part: installing the Test Framework client tool.  Please stay tuned for more.

Step 1: Install the .Net Framework
If you don’t have the .Net Framework installed, you will get this message:

Review: Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise Financial Management 9.1

I have been working my way through “Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise Financial Management 9.1 Implementation“, and it has been a great experience for me.  For once, I get a beginner’s introduction to the system rather than trial by fire.

Step By Step: PeopleTools 8.51.0 to 8.51.11

I had hoped to be able to get the PeopleTools Testing Framework posts complete before I proceeded to installing the latest update patch for PeopleTools. After constantly reading that you need to update to the latest for PTF, I decided I was being silly, and I broke down and went through the update.
Here’s what I did:

First, I downloaded the update from Oracle Support:
Update: 866843

Installing Gobal Payroll Rules

This post is a follow up to this thread that I opened.  Unfortunately, at this point, I haven’t figured out what I am doing wrong.  If you see something, please comment either here or on the thread at Oracle Forums.
I am trying to install the  Global Payroll Rules for 856737 and 857845 (both Non-Rule + Rule).

Great Links: PeopleTools 8.52 Hype

I have seen several articles on the next version of PeopleTools.  So, here are the links.  The best date I have seen so far is Quarter 3 of 2011.

How to Edit PTIBUpgrade.DMS

While upgrading PeopleTools, one of the steps you have to go through is running this PTIBUpgrade Data Mover script.  It took me a bit to figure out what the values are for the script.
This ITToolbox Thread helped a little bit.
There are 3 values that you have to change in this script.  These are the values that I used:

Virtual Moving Day!

Well, I finally decided to do it!  I got my own website.  So, now comes the challenging part of moving it all to the new site. So, please update your feeds and bookmarks to: And, if you have any suggestions on how I can make it better, please comment.  I apologize for the inconvenience.

Tip: Comparing Trace Files

Trace files can give a lot of nice troubleshooting information, sometimes too much.  Sometimes, you may have a situation where a problem occurs in one system but not in another.  You could run a trace in both systems, but comparing those trace files is difficult.  Each line has a timestamp, which will be different in [...]

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