OverView Sometimes an admin needs to make some changes or maybe even to test some changes in their Maximo system and needs to prevent the 'normal' users from accessing the system, potentially corrupting the data during the config or testing and generally making a nuisance of themselves ( or working , as they like to call it ). There is a function called Admin Mode available in Maximo and this can be set up to allow one or more Administrative users to access the system locally while preventing 'normal' users from... [More]
This is a page dedicated to Maximo support where you can find more information related to Maximo and quickly perform searches on subjects that are commonly asked about by our clients Follow this link to start your search! http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21418666
New to Maximo 7.6! You can now view information that is related to the main record of the result set. For example, you can now display the first and last name of the owner of an incident, instead of only the UserID which may not be useful. Learn about this new feature here! Displaying related attributes in Result Set portlets .
New to Maximo 7.6! Next to fields you can add the buttons for the menu items that are most frequently used. This means it takes fewer clicks to get to the actions you require to complete your tasks Learn more about these features here! http://www-03preprod.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSLKT6_7.6.0/com.ibm.mbs.doc/designer/t_add_button_textboxes.html
Hover windows are enabled on some fields so you can hover over the field and see information about the record that is specified in the field. For example, you can hover over the Asset field in a work order to see the status of the asset. Learn more about this feature here! http://www-03preprod.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSLKT6_7.6.0/com.ibm.mbs.doc/designer/t_ctr_config_rel_info_fields.html
I have been in Maximo Support for many years and often the question comes up what does LIFO/FIFO do? You can define your costs on an item by item basis by changing the cost type in Inventory on that item or a default for your site in the Organization application->Select Action->Inventory Options->Inventory Costs. In here, you can define what accounting method you want to track so that your costs reflect the standard for that item. When you do that, the Inventory application displays a different table. Before LIFO/FIFO was incorporated... [More]
Today, I'm going to go over step by step installing an Interim Fix. At first glance, this might seem to be a minor topic. After all, we have been releasing Interim Fixes and Fix Packs for Maximo for years now. And why another long blog post for it? It is because the process for installing Interim Fixes (and later on, Fix Packs as well) has changed significantly for Maximo 7.6. Beginning with this Interim Fix, we are now able to take advantage of the installation technology we introduced with this Maximo release, IBM Installation Manager and... [More]
I have been trying to figure out for the last few months what to write my new blog about. I decided that I would create a running series of tips and tricks that can be used in Maximo and do a running entries as I learn them. So my first entry will be today about the item master application and adding a new asset taking into account the default stock categories. In Maximo 7 we have the ability to set the default stock category in the Organizations applications: The default stock category set in the organization application is the... [More]
It can happen you misplace your password for the WebSphere Administrative Console where you have your Maximo deployed. No panic! 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 the very first occurrence of...... [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: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/IBM%20Maximo%20Asset%20Management/page/Integration%20Framework
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 attributes,... [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 solutions in Maximo... [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 : South Pacific Ballroom F ... [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 Prerequisites Deployment Architecture for map solution Determination of coordinates for map markers I invite you to take a look at the blog post and let me know your comments.
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 guide reviews... [More]