Oracle releases PeopleTools 8.61 on OCI

January 17, 2024 | 2 minute read
Sasank Vemana
Director, PeopleTools Product Management
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Happy New Year to the PeopleSoft community! We come bearing gifts. That’s right, PeopleTools 8.61 is generally available for all PeopleSoft customers on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). As always, this release is packed with new features and improvements. Here are some of the highlights.

  • Ability to group tiles on a homepage into different sections. Homepage sections provide granular control over the sequencing of tiles and collecting them within functional groupings for greater usability and user experience.
  • Support for Containers… ability to deploy middle-tier, search, and application update images (PUM) in Containers with Podman.
  • Ability to embed PeopleSoft Insights in Fluid WorkCenters and Fluid pages.
  • Improved suggestions for navigation in Global Search. The suggestions will provide contextual information about the navigation you are looking for.
  • Enhanced Configurable Search exception handling for Keyword Search.
  • PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM) provides the ability to determine the current maintenance levels of your PeopleSoft environments.
  • Security features include support for forgotten User IDs and improved password management.
  • Ability to download grids in .xlsx format.
  • and so much more!


To get started, use PeopleSoft Cloud Manager Image 17 to download the new version to your OCI repository and automatically upgrade your PeopleTools environments. If you are not already running PeopleSoft on the Cloud, please visit the PeopleSoft Information Portal for more information.

Here are some resources to learn more about the release:

On-premises availability will be coming soon. Stay tuned to our blog for updates!

Sasank Vemana

Director, PeopleTools Product Management

Oracle/PeopleSoft Enthusiast, Developer, Architect, Strategist, Advocate


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