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PeopleSoft Lifecycle Management and Update Manager

  • Tuition USD $5,000
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 1950 Ratings
  • Course Code PPL-LCMNG-ED1
  • Duration 5 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

This PeopleSoft Lifecycle Management/Update Manager combo training will teach you to manage customizations, select updates using the PeopleSoft Image for your application, apply updates using Change Assistant, upgrade PeopleTools, and apply PeopleTools patches. Youll use the necessary tools to accomplish these tasks, including Application Designer upgrade features, Data Mover, Application Data Sets, and Change Assistant. 

Updated for PeopleTools 8.57; Suitable for students using PeopleTools 8.54 or later.

Learn To:

  • Manage customizations.
  • Ensure data integrity. 
  • Migrate the customizations to other PeopleSoft databases.
  • Compare and analyze definitions between databases.
  • Merge pages and PeopleCode.
  • Migrate data using Data Mover.
  • Migrate data using Application Data Sets.
  • Download and deploy PeopleSoft Image (PI).
  • Configure the Windows Client running Change Assistant.
  • Upload customer data and target database to PI.
  • Use PeopleSoft Update Manager PIA application.
  • Apply Change Packages.
  • Download and apply a PeopleSoft Release Patchset.
  • Upgrade PeopleTools and apply PeopleTools patch.
  • Create or modify a change package.

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. PeopleSoft Update Manager is the update methodology and mechanism you will use to apply updates to your PeopleSoft applications. This course steps you through the entire process to get you up and running quickly.

PeopleSoft Image

You'll also learn to download and deploy the PeopleSoft Image for your PeopleSoft product.

PeopleSoft Update Manager

Develop the knowledge and skills to perform all of the tasks necessary to set up and use this methodology. 

Change Assistant

You'll also learn how to use Change Assistant for Update Manager, including defining and applying update packages.

PeopleSoft Update Manager PIA Application

Finally, you'll learn how the Update Manager Dashboard is used to assist in determining your current level of maintenance, as well as how to search and select updates using PeopleSoft Update Manager PIA Application.


Skills Gained

  • Describe the different data management tools
  • Compare and analyze definitions
  • Migrate data using Data Mover and Application Data Sets
  • Manage and migrate customizations between PeopleSoft databases using projects
  • Download and deploy PeopleSoft Image (PI).
  • Configure the Windows client and Change Assistant
  • Upload customer data and target database to PI
  • Use PeopleSoft Update Manager PIA application
  • Apply change packages
  • Download and apply PeopleSoft Release Patchset to PeopleSoft Image
  • Upgrade PeopleTools and apply PeopleTools patch
  • Create or modify a change package

Who Can Benefit

  • Database Administrator
  • Developer
  • Implementer
  • Manager
  • Systems Administrator
  • Suitable for students using PeopleTools 8.54 or later.


  • PeopleSoft PeopleTools I
  • Understanding of the data structures of PeopleSoft Applications
  • Experience with Application Designer
  • Familiar with PeopleSoft navigation

Course Details

Course Outline

  • Examining PeopleSoft Databases
  • Building and Altering Tables
  • Identifying PeopleTools Tables
  • Using Projects to Migrate Customizations
  • Using the Compare and Report Process
  • Viewing and Analyzing Compare Reports
  • Moving Data with Data Mover
  • Using Application Data Sets
  • Migrating Data with Application Data Sets
  • Downloading and Deploying PeopleSoft Image
  • Configuring the Windows Client Running Change Assistant
  • Configuring Change Assistant for Updates
  • Uploading Customer Data
  • Using PeopleSoft Update Manager PIA Application
  • Defining Change Packages
  • Applying Change Packages
  • Defining Update Packages
  • Downloading and Applying a PeopleSoft Release Patchset
  • Applying PeopleTools Patches
  • Upgrading PeopleTools
  • Creating or Modifying Change Packages
  • Applying Your Change Package

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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