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E-IB: F.A.Q on Integration Broker Basics - Introduction, Configuration and Log Files, IP Addresses and Ports, Typical Usage (Doc ID 1545389.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2019

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.50 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

*** Latest revision/update: 07-Jul-2016 ***


Purpose

New or occasional users and administrators often ask a few questions aimed to get an understanding of how PeopleTools 8.5x Integration Broker works, where its configuration and logs are stored, what IP addresses and ports it uses. This document is aimed to cover those basics, and may evolve over time including more questions (please feel free to add suggestions).

Questions and Answers

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Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Q1: Is there a short course or introduction document on PeopleTools 8.5x Integration Broker (IB)?
 Q2: Is it possible to have a really brief in-a-nutshell overview of Integration Broker (IB) architecture, no more than 300 words?
 Q3: What is the Integration Broker basic setup, and what are the general steps to perform it?
 Q4: What configuration files are used by PeopleTools 8.5x Integration Broker, and where are those files located?
 Q5: What log files are used by PeopleTools 8.5x Integration Broker, and where are those files located
 Q6: What IP addresses and ports to watch to trace the network traffic of PeopleTools 8.5x Integration Broker?
 Q7: How Integration Broker uses local and remote (non-local) gateways, does using a remote gateway mean that the local gateway is being by-passed?
 Q8: If an outbound integration that uses a remote (non-local) gateway fails, which gateway's log files to inspect, local or remote?
 Q9: Can there be multiple gateways for outbound and inbound messaging traffic, to improve concurrency and overall performance?
 Q10: Where to find documentation with detailed guidance on how to set up PeopleTools 8.5x Integration Broker with a load balancer URL for local gateway?
 Q11: Where to find documentation with detailed guidance on how to set up PeopleTools 8.5x Integration Broker with HTTPS gateway URL?
 Q12: Can one PeopleSoft system use and (re)configure the Integration Broker gateway of another PeopleSoft system and if yes, how is this configured?
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