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E-COB: PeopleSoft Enterprise Frequently Asked Questions About PeopleSoft and COBOL Compilers (Doc ID 747059.1)

Last updated on MARCH 25, 2024

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools
Information in this document applies to any platform.


PeopleSoft Enterprise Frequently Asked Questions About PeopleSoft and COBOL Compilers


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In this Document
 When do I need a COBOL compiler?
 Which PeopleSoft products require a COBOL compiler?
 Which product do I need, and which version?
 Why is a COBOL compiler not included with my PeopleSoft software?
 What do I have to buy?
 Can I use a different COBOL Compiler from a vendor like Fujitsu?
 Where do I buy a COBOL compiler license, and how much does it cost?
 If I purchase a Micro Focus license from Oracle, do I need a support contract with Micro Focus?
 Can I customize the delivered COBOL code?
 I never used to compile COBOL unless I added a fix, why do I need this now?

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