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Bob McDuffee

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PLM Tech Tips: Thinking About PropelPLM? Do This First.

PropelPLM is a wonderfully flexible and powerful system with the power residing behind the curtain and not visible to end users. If you have any thoughts of implementing PropelPLM it is likely you...

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PLM Tech Tips: Do Meltdown, Spectre or Bitcoin Hacks Impact my Agile PLM System?

Welcome to our PLM Tech Tips Tuesday!

Meltdown, Spectre and Bitcoin

You have likely heard of these in the news lately as these are the HOT topics right now in cybersecurity. You, like many people,...

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PLM Tech Tips: Automating Oracle Agile PLM Database Exports

Server administrators are always looking for ways to automate routine tasks. Automation helps to standardize an operation and make it easily repeatable. Automating the Agile export facility makes...

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PLM Tech Tips: Patching Agile PLM File Manager for Improved Security

Security and system vulnerabilities are in the news daily. Some of it may be misleading and some of it may seem incomprehensible or impractical. Oracle Agile Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) is...

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PLM Tech Tips: Why is Oracle Agile PLM Security important?

I was recently asked a question which confounded me and left me speechless. On the one hand, the answer to the question was, to me, so obvious that I could not conceive of anyone asking it. I was...

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PLM Tech Tips: Oracle Agile PLM System Diagnostic Process

The following is a paragraph I wrote for a recent support engagement.  At first glance it may not seem like much and may even seem a bit arrogant, but I think in many ways it sums up the...

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PLM Tech Tips: Encryption, Repositories, and SQL Oh My!

Changes in 9.3.5 / 9.3.6 System Passwords and Encryption

Encryption, Passwords and the WebLogic Repository

Back in December of 2013 I wrote about the affect of password encryption on the process...

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PLM Tech Tips: Averify, a Closer Look

When beginning an engagement with a client, so many times I discover that they have not run Averify regularly (sometimes even once) to maintain their Agile database. Averify is a critical...

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PLM Tech Tips: Oracle AgilePLM 9.3.X Database Refresh Process

This blog provides a guide to refresh ancillary (e.g. QA, Dev or Test) Agile PLM instances from the production Agile PLM instance.

Note: text highlighted in yellow is EXTREMELY important


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PLM Tech Tips: Oracle Agile PLM 9.3.6 Install Part I, Downloading AgilePLM

This video is the first installment in a series that covers installing Oracle Agile Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) 9.3.6. By watching this video, you will learn how to download the AgilePLM...

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