From the Maximo Support Desk - Cannot Edit Start Date on Master Contract When Contract is Revised
TomRichardson 0600021RN4 Visits (6575)
Some Maximo Users have reported their unexpected observation of not being able to edit the Start Date on a Master Contract when they attempt to revise it. I spoke to the development team and product designer and found that this is, in fact, the expected behavior...
The Start Date on a Master Contract will be copied to all child contracts and therefore creates the business condition of disallowing the Start Date of the child contract to be prior to the Master Contract's Start Date. If the End Date of the child contract is updated to a date greater than the End Date of the Master Contract, it will not be validated.
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