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Changes introduced with the HCM 9.1 to 9.2 Image 16 Upgrade process

29 January 2016

The HCM upgrade 9.1 to 9.2 Image 16 / PT 8.55 is now available.

Where is the Upgrade Home Page?

See the PeopleSoft Human Capital Management Upgrade Home Page (Doc ID 1959519.2), tab HCM 9.1 to 9.2 Image 16.

Of interest on this page, is section Learning about the Upgrade, Upgrade Path Certification.

The upgrade is certified on PeopleTools 8.55.01 or higher 8.55.xx patch level*.

Note:  there will NOT be a HCM 9.0 to 9.2 Image 16 upgrade released. 

 

When will the Upgrade Source Image (9.2 Image 16) be released?

You'll see that PeopleSoft Upgrade Source Images Home Page (Doc ID 1552580.1) says it is Coming Soon!


Where are the upgrade templates?

Something New with PT 8.55 - the templates, now called change packages, are generated by Change Assistant.

As of PeopleSoft PeopleTools 8.55, the application upgrade template is delivered within the most current Update Image. You must generate the

template out of the most current update image since the upgrade template can only be downloaded via the upgrade package.

You will need to define your upgrade packages and create your upgrade template before performing your application upgrade in Change Assistant.

As of PeopleSoft PeopleTools 8.55, only upgrade documentation is delivered on the upgrade home page.

All other upgrade files are delivered on the CD or updated through fixes.

Note:  While you need to generate your upgrade template from the most current update image, you can ONLY upgrade to the certified update image, in this case, it is HCM 9.2.016.


Where is the documentation that describes this process?

See the Upgrade Home Page, PeopleSoft Human Capital Management Upgrade Home Page (Doc ID 1959519.2), section Upgrade Packages, and download

the doc titled Getting Started on Your PeopleSoft Upgrade -- 8.55. 

Also New on this homepage is a chart, HCM Upgrade Known Issues.  This is different than the Known issues posted to the PUM Home Page (Doc id

1641843.2).  Known issues with this specific upgrade are listed;  most will be patched in the next image as required-for-upgrade patches or as a standalone patch (PRP).   Suggested Resolutions are listed in the chart.  There is also contains a convenient link to the PeopleBook's Online Help for Change Assistant.

Source: PeopleSoft Enterprise Support

 

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