The Structure of PS_HOME


Here's an overview of the structure of the PS_HOME directory on a typical PeopleSoft file server. Note yours may be slightly different!

Directories

  • appserv - application server/process scheduler files for each domain
  • bin - client, server and sqr binaries
  • class - common Java classes
  • class_ca - more Java classes ?
  • crw - Crystal reports
  • data - data used used to populate PeopleTools and application demo databases
  • dict - language dictionaries
  • doc - not sure - empty?
  • etc - extra configuration files
  • excel - nVision, Excel to CI files
  • fonts - truetype fonts
  • jre - Java runtime environment
  • log - installation log files
  • nvision - nvision reporting
  • projects - delivered application designer projects
  • PSEMAgent - PeopleSoft environment management agent
  • PSEMViewer - PeopleSoft environment management viewer
  • psreports - report repository
  • scripts - installation sql and datamover scripts
  • sdk - software development kit and API information (e.g. Integration Broker and component interfaces)
  • SecurityAddIns - Oracle single signon plugin?
  • secvault - encryption keys (e.g for pscipher)
  • sendmaster - SendMaster utility for testing PeopleSoft Integration Broker
  • setup - Various installers (e.g. PIA, change assistant, database configuration wizard)
  • sqr - SQRs and SQCs
  • sqrfonts - SQR font loader
  • src - COBOL and other miscellaneous source files
  • template
  • tuxedo - tuxedo files
  • utility - various utlities
  • verity - verity search engine
  • web - where PeopleSoft Java Object adapter .jar file is located. Not sure what else this is for.
  • webserv - possibly where the web server files have been installed or most likely empty
  • winword - Microsoft Word templates and macros

Files

  • peopletools.properties - Basic PeopleTools install properties

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Created Fri, Aug 2, 2019 5:50 PM by PeopleSoft Wiki
Updated Fri, Aug 2, 2019 5:53 PM by PeopleSoft Wiki