Following up from yesterday's post , let's set up the JMS Queues. 1. Persistent Stores a. Log into the Admin Server b. Click Lock & Edit c. On the left-hand side, go to Services > Persistent Stores From the New popup, select Create FileStore and enter the following information: Name: sqinstore Target: maximoserver Directory: C:\Oracle\Filestore (or the location of your choice) Click OK From the New popup, select Create FileStore and enter the... [More]
We have had some customers ask if MS Office 2016 supported with Maximo 7.5.x and 7.6.x? . Short answer, MS Office 2016 is currently not supported as it has not been fully tested with Maximo. However, if you really still want to use MS Office 2016, you will notice some of the functions in Maximo such as the download list will not work nicely and not allow you to open it like previously. You may get errors like this, when trying to open the downloaded list from Maximo in Excel.. This is because with MS office 2016, a feature called Extension... [More]
For those who tuned in yesterday, hello again! For those just joining us, take a look at that post to catch up . Note: Because this entry was too short, I updated this entry to including configuring WebLogic configuration for Maximo. A. Creating a WebLogic Domain 1. Start Configuration Wizard C:\Oracle\Middleware\Oracle_Home\wlserver_12.1\common\bin\config.exe 2. Create Domain Change domain name to maximoserver. Click Next. 3. Templates Keep only Basic WebLogic Server Domain -... [More]
Welcome to another of my multi-parters! This one will be somewhat complex. Not Maximo installation, but, of course, the order of installation. There are five parts: Part 1. WebLogic installation done. Part 1.5 Install Maximo Asset Management 7.6.0 done. Part 2. Configure WebLogic Part 3. Create JMS and email listener queues Part 4. Configure Maximo Asset Management 7.6.0 Part 5. Deploy the Maximo ear files to WebLogic Parts 1 and 1.5 are below, nice and short. Since IBM includes WebSphere 18.104.22.168 with Maximo 7.6, the... [More]
Trouble rendering Microsoft Office attachments in Maximo, selecting attached filed to open. You may face a scenario where when opening an attachment for a work order that is Word or Excel, it opens in the browser which does not render it correctly. These attachments used to open outside of the browser in the correct Microsoft Office application and render correctly. Picture this scenario : As an overview, Maximo users open a work order, select an attachment to open, and it opens in the... [More]
The TASKSCHEDULER table is used by Maximo to control the schedule of cron jobs (escalations and crontasks) . You may wonder : Is it safe to delete entries from the TASKSCHEDULER table ? It is safe to delete those entries from the TASKSCHEDULER table. When you remove the entries from the table Maximo will add themselves back according to the schedule information from the active crontasks present in the system. Sometimes the recommendation to solve a problem with a crontask or escalation is to remove the records from the... [More]
And then you are working with your Maximo environment database, and decide to run the following query in the database : SELECT count(distinct(maxuser.userid)) user_count, applicationauth.app, maxapps.description, ml.module, ml.description module_description FROM applicationauth INNER JOIN maxmenu ON applicationauth.app=maxmenu.keyvalue INNER JOIN groupuser ON applicationauth.groupname=groupuser.groupname INNER JOIN maxuser ON groupuser.userid=maxuser.userid INNER JOIN maxapps ON... [More]
Have you ever wondered if it's possible to see the children Asset attachments also in the parent Asset? If so, you have to follow this steps. For you to be able to see the children attachments in the parent asset you have to add a where clause to the relationship. Please do the following steps: 1. Go to Database Configuration application 2. Bring up ASSET object 3. Select the Relationships tab and filter by DOCLINKS 4. Add the following to the end of the relationhip: or (ownertable = 'ASSET' and ownerid in (select... [More]
When a person's Locale is set to RU, the History flag and all Yes/No flags in the system are displayed as question marks in the Advanced Search screen in applications. When locale is set to RU, there are two System Properties that must be set. 1. Go to System Properties application. 2. Find the "setting.YES_RU" property. 3. Set the global value as image below. 4. Find the "setting.NO_RU" property. 5. Set the global value as image below. 6. Do a Live Refresh.
If you experience a scenario where you cannot view or edit Long Description fields in Maximo, the icons are greyed out and you cannot add any text to this any long description field you could be having a bad day or there some configuration issue needs adjustment. Many of your records have a long description, but you cannot see them. What could be happening ? Well, there are some suggestions you can try. Let's take as an example the Assets application. Follow these steps : 1. Go Application Designer app, and... [More]
For those of you not yet familiar with our free (Yes, FREE!) modular Maximo education - I would definitely say 'go and check it out'! Our courses have been designed to keep you up to date on the latest features in your IBM IoT solutions. They also include best practices and practical simulations. We currently have 17 Maximo related sessions, ranging from "Maximo 7.6 - Introduction and Overview" to "7.6 - Corrective Maintenance Work", to "Maximo 7.6 - Infrastructure and Implementation Certification... [More]
Just wanted to let everyone know that we posted the integration-related materials from the conference on the MIF wiki page https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/IBM%20Maximo%20Asset%20Management/page/Integration%20Framework Scroll down to the bottom of the Integration Topics list - you will find a link to a .zip file that contains presentation/lab materials. Additionally you will find links in the Topics list for documentation on the JSON API and the Federated Resource that we covered in two of the MIF... [More]
Recently I have had a few clients inquire about the possible values for Login Tracking in Maximo and what they mean. So here is a summary of the possible values. For the Attempt Result in Login Tracking (Logintracking.AttemptResult), here are the following possibilities and their meaning: FAILED -- Failed login or electronic signature authentication attempt. LOGIN -- Successful user login. LOGOUT -- User logout. SYSLOGOUT-- Session timed out by Maximo... [More]
How do you add a secondary language to your Maximo 7.6 environment? 1) Using Tivoli Process Automation Suite Configuation Tool Usually, the easiest most straight forward method. Under Deployment Options section, choose the option to 'Add additional languages' and simply go through the screen to have this installed. 2) Using command line interface However, at times, do you have restrictions with using a browser or GUI to perform certain configuration actions for Maximo 7.6.? Alternatively, you can perform the same configuration by using... [More]
With the release of Maximo 22.214.171.124 a new JSON API is available. You can find information here: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/IBM%20Maximo%20Asset%20Management/page/Maximo%20JSON%20API Moving forward, we will be supporting the JSON API. We will no longer be enhancing the REST or OSLC API's.