It can happen you misplace your password for the WebSphere Administrative Console where you have your Maximo deployed.
There are various ways to retrieve such a password and if your account is locked, how to unlock the account.
The 2 main ways to disable and again enable the security are as follows:
A) By way of manual edit of the security.xml file -->
1. Create a copy of the security.xml file, in the event you need to do any roll backs.
2. Disable the security from the security.xml file (change... [More]
For Maximo 7.6 customers who use the MIF's Message Tracking feature, there is a new archiving utility for Message Tracking data. You can archive the message tracking data and/or the related XML messages. See the details on this utility in the MIF section of the Maximo WIKI:
I just posted a video on YouTube about Knowledge Center , IBM's help system for technical content. The video shows you how to search and filter content, generate PDFs, and combine content for multiple products. The video is also embedded below. If you have any questions or feedback, leave a comment on this post.
Are you a business partner who implements Maximo and is looking for ways to differentiate your services? Are you a customer thinking about implementing Maximo and you want to get to fast ROI? Does 60 minutes seem ridiculous? A couple of years ago you would have been right. It was ridiculous to think you could have the most powerful asset management platform software running with industry best practices and your data in an hour. Today, it’s possible.
OK, let’s be real. Will... [More]
Maximo 7.6 has recently been released and adds a number of great new user interface features.
Hover Dialogs are a new feature that display additional information related to a field when you hover
your computer mouse over the field. For example in the image below, if you hover over the Reported By
field in Work Order Tracking, it will display additional details related to the field value.
I can't decide , can't control my hunger and can't stop talking about Maximo 76!
In Maximo 76, the listing of new and updated BI features is astounding! Included in this feature set is Ad Hoc or QBR Reporting. Ad Hoc reporting empowers business and power users to create their own reports for their unique business and project needs. Starting in Maximo 76, numerous new features have been introduced including adding calculations on one or more... [More]
Normally my blog entries are lengthy and contain full tutorials regarding configuration, however tonight I have a just a quick post regarding a new property in Maximo 7.6. If you have read my past blog on Isolating Functionality in a cluster for Maximo 7.5 you know about the property mxe.crontask.donotrun . This property defines which cron tasks\escalations will run on specific JVM's. Some of you may also have run in to problems using this as an instance level property due to field size not being... [More]
It is around that time of year again when budgets are released, so the cash pours in(or seen the current economic climate more like trickles in..) to do a Maximo or TPAE upgrade or installation.
With that I have noticed over the years recurring questions of many of you out there how any redundant or not operated Maximo Add-ons or Industry Solutions can be un-installed.
The simple answer is , Maximo Add-ons or Industry Solutions cannot be un-installed.
To name some Add-ons or IS' , but by no means all of the widely used... [More]
Interested on Maximo Anywhere? Join us at Interconnect 2015 for these sessions to learn more about the product, its capabilities and new features, and customer experiences.
IAT-3833: Maximo Anywhere OnSite Beta partnership
Date/Time : Mon, 23-Feb, 03:30 PM-04:30 PM
Venue : Mandalay Bay, Room : South Pacific Ballroom J
IAT-1835: The Evolution of Maximo Anywhere - Mobilizing your Smarter Infrastructure
Date/Time : Mon, 23-Feb, 05:00 PM-06:00 PM
Venue : Mandalay Bay, Room... [More]
The condition is if user is in the person group
1. Create a person group ex:facility and add the users to this group where you want to hide fields
assuming that all the users existed in the EVERYONE security group
2. Create a conditional expression 1234 for object persongroupview
(:&PERSONID& in (select personid from persongroupview where persongroup='facility'))
3. In the application designer create a SigOption hidelocation by Add/Modify signature option enter... [More]
With an incredulous title and claim like that , I'll answer a question first: no, I'm in support, not sales. If you've read some of my other posts, you'll know that I'm just proud to be working with the Maximo product, and that such statements are not made in pursuit of a commission! I guess the support staff are like Maximo's parents, whose job is to take care of, support, and give praise to our little software miracle from the moment it's born to help it live a happy life. I guess it would be... [More]
This is a cross post fr o m S e r vi c e M a n ag e m en t 36 0 s i t e .
Are you interested in using maps on your Maxi mo A nywh ere mobile solution? In this blo g Understanding Maximo Anywhere ESRI Offline maps , I pro vide an overview of the Maximo Anywhere map solution i ncluding:
Offline Map capabilities
Deployment Architecture for map solution
Determination of coordinates for map markers
I invite you to take a... [More]
The performance was spectacular. The consumption of six chocolate and potato chip cookies was done in record time. Spurred on by their performance enablers of smell, warmth and my driving hunger, rapid morsel feasting was inevitable
In Maximo 76, numerous new report performance features are available and many existing features have been enhanced. These performance features target delivering report content quickly to meet the dynamic business needs of your users.
The new Maximo 76 Report Performance... [More]
I've been doing a lot of work with our latest Mobile software, Maximo Anywhere. If you haven't heard of Maximo Anywhere or your looking for more information on Maximo Anywhere you can head on over to it's product page .
When working with Maximo Anywhere, I decided I wanted to secure my transactions using LDAP and SSL (I will document LDAP in another post) and recently a blog was published by a colleague of mine on using the key tool with Java, that blog can be found here . Now we all know how... [More]
The first step to using multiple languages with Maximo is to ensure that the multilanguage pack is installed.
The Tpae Solution installer is typically found in c:\ibm\smp\bin
Language packages are in found by default in c:\ibm\smp\pmp
To install the language pack you wish to use, I have provided an example of the command below using the Solution installer
c:\IBM\SMP\bin>solutionInstaller.bat -action install -pkgpath c:\ibm\smp\pmp\PAE_Lang_Pkg_126.96.36.199_Es.zip -dbpwd maximo -dbuser maximo -license accept