Howdy! Do you have Anywhere app installed on an ipad? If you do, you might want to also setup offline maps to pin work orders while you are offline. Below are the steps to set it up: 1. Navigate to the IBM/Anywhere/MaximoAnywhere/apps/app_name directory. For example, navigate to the IBM\Anywhere\MaximoAnywhere\apps\WorkExecution directory to enable map for Work Execution app. Set the properties below to true in the app-feature.properties file.... [More]
You may experience a scenario where some of your item records are available in different statuses in Maximo. For example : The item is in PENDOBS status in Item Master app. But the same item is in ACTIVE in Inventory app. But would you know why this happens ? Is my system broken ? No ! Have you asked your self about what is the difference between the Item Master and Inventory applications? Do you understand how and when to use each ? The reason for that is because the Item Master application is used to define Items that will be procured and... [More]
Hello all, this document provides information about the error message above, during build and deploy of Maximo ear file. While perfoming a build & deploy of Maximo EAR files, you may face a scenario where apparently the build & deploy process works fine, however, in the maximo log files you will see some errors as below : Error on log: [5/5/16 16:42:40:937 CDT] 00000016 SystemOut O 05 May 2016 16:42:40:934 [ERROR]   BMXAA6538E - Failed to initialize MAXIMO business object services. java.lang.Exception:... [More]
To better understand what the title mentions, let me explain some content. FIXPACK Fixpacks deliver product defect fixes that have undergone a full development release cycle and the most extensive QA testing of all maintenance releases. Fixpacks are cumulative and each new fixpack contains all fixes from all previous fixpacks/interim fixes for that release. An example of a Fixpack is : Maximo 184.108.40.206 Feature Pack INTERIM FIX (IFIX) Interim Fixes go by many names like; Hotfix, Cumulative Hotfix, IFIX. They all relate... [More]
Maximo allows us to configure database and manage the object/tables the way our business processes requires. Most users need to apply changes to workorder related objects, however the workorder and ticket records are not used in a single application in Maximo and we have other tables that may be affected with some change. You may need to increase the length of a Description field of a workorder, but you want that change to be reflected in all workorder/tickets tables/objects. So, how do we know what list of... [More]
Some users reported that after you follow the steps how to configure the SSO, still getting the login Maximo page. The document used for this configuration is this one : https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/a9ba1efe-b731-4317-9724-a181d6155e3a/entry/How_to_configure_SSO_Single_Sign_On_with_Maximo_7_6_Part_1?lang=en If this happens to you, I must warn that in some cases, this kind of scenario gets resolved if you follow some steps, as below in WebSphere Application Server console, of your Maximo Application Server. 1. In WebSphere... [More]
Are you new to Maximo Multitenancy? Have you tried to login with the usual administrator user maxadmin and get the following error? With Maximo Multitenancy installed, there is a different way to log in for administrators. On the login page, you will need to click on the "Administrator Login" link that is above the language. This will then have the "Tenant" field appear. By default, the tenant code is MTM. You should now be able to login as maxadmin successfully.
In Maximo I have Object structure with Parent as ASSET and CHILD as ASSETSPEC. When ASSETSPEC is updated, its attribute whose value is modified should have CHANGED = true in outbound Message. This is not happening is Maximo 7.6. However I see this for PARENT. Any idea?
The Interim Fix (IFIX) is available at Fix Central. As with all IFIXes, MAM 75011 IFIX 003 is cumulative and includes all fixes provided with Maximo Asset Management 220.127.116.11 Interim Fix 002, with these additions: APAR Application Name Description IV91546 System Object Security issue: CVE-2017-1124 IV84187 Meters When you import Asset Meter Readings and the LASTREADING is not specified in the import file, an error occurs. IV90459 System Object When you launch the Classification application from another application, the... [More]
Hi there, I want to share a tip from a recent PMR regarding Direct Print/Print From Toolbar at 7605 With the latest updates (see this collection of excellent articles by Pam Denny https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/a9ba1efe-b731-4317-9724-a181d6155e3a/entry/BiLog_Report_Toolbar_Access_and_Print_Updates?lang=en ) we now have the opportunity to save the resulting Record Pack locally and we can then email this pdf. We can also print to a printer of our choice instead of the default defined on the workstation. Sounds... [More]
Hello! Time for a non-IFIX post. A rare problem popped up. A customer was trying to install Maximo 7.6 to a new Windows Server 2012 R2. They launched the installer from a directory on the E: drive. They had expanded all of the Maximo 7.6 images into that directory. When the Launchpad window came up, however, the options area was empty. We checked DEP, Administrator rights, Firewall, anti-virus, everything. Nothing was out of place. We had a few cases when this happened with Maximo 7.5 on Windows Server 2008, and a technote for it... [More]
The Interim Fix (IFIX) is available at Fix Central. As with all IFIXes, MAM 7509 IFIX 015 is cumulative and includes all fixes provided with Maximo Asset Management 18.104.22.168 Interim Fix 014, with these additions: APAR Application Name Description IV84552 Users When a user has permission to more than 1000 sites and the security profile for that user is opened, the security profile screen is blank. IV86137 Work Order Tracking In the Work Order Tracking application, when you enter a meter reading and tab out of a field, the... [More]
The Interim Fix (IFIX) is available at Fix Central. As with all IFIXes, MAM 7602 IFIX 016 is cumulative and includes all fixes provided with Maximo Asset Management 22.214.171.124 Interim Fix 015, with these additions: APAR Application Name Description IV92264 Purchase Orders In the Purchase Order application, when a purchase order has a non-USD currency and you return a line, the line cost for the Receipt line and the Return line do not match. IV90224 Cron Task Setup There are intermittent null pointer exceptions in the system... [More]
Interconnect 2017 is a few weeks away from March 19-23, 2017 in Las Vegas! To gain the most value from the conference - it is highly recommended that you build your agenda of the sessions you want to attend - before going to the conference. That way - you'll be sure to hear/learn the information most important to you. There is a tremendous variety of sessions - from technical sessions, hands-on learning labs, 20 minute overviews, round tables, Industry Solutions and much, much more! ... [More]
Howdy! I've published a couple of docs for setting up status change for work orders before. Use Email Interaction Setup to Change Status Email Interaction Setup Using Workflow Recently, I received some inquiry on setting up status change for purchase orders. Below is the setup doc for PO if you would like to give that a go.
Email Interaction Setup for Purchase Order Cheers, May