Have a need to extend Maximo's Supply Chain capabilities to include Planning and Contract Management. Watch this recording of the integration solution available between IBM Procurement (Emptoris) and Maximo. If you want additional information about the Emptoris-Maximo Connector, feel free to reach out to Paul Nash at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have you ever wanted an escalation to run every day but not on weekends? Maximo 7.5 supports using a calendar-based schedule for escalations . There are 2 fields (Calendar and Shift) that have been added to the Escalation Point section in the application for this purpose. In the Calendar Organization, the Calendar and Shift fields specify values to limit when the escalation is run. The Calendar and Shift fields specify the days and times for which the escalation is valid. If you set up a calendar to be only Monday to Friday and then... [More]
Steps to add the Details Section to a table. 1. In order to properly set up the details section in a table you need to add both events in the table: toggleselectrow and toggledetailstate. The events are added in the table by tablecol tags. 2. Add a tabledetails tag after the tablebody. 3. Make sure that the "linkedcontrolid" property from the columns of the tablebody are the same of the "id" from the fields of the tabledetails. The following is an example of the table with table details set up.... [More]
The Maximo 188.8.131.52 Interim Fix 002 Installation Manager repository (TPAE_7601_IFIX.20150827-0941.im.zip in TPAE_7601_IF002_PKG.zip), released on September 4, 2015, cannot be extracted by Windows compression tools. A new version of the Interim Fix has been posted to Fix Central.
"I can't have my technician visiting all the related assets and taking meter readings to get the PM Work Orders to generate... it's gotta be easier than that." The quote above is from a client who was trying to figure out how to service multiple assets that operate on an assembly line . Additionally, these assets were associated with multiple Locations, because the plant was divided into congruent sections for other maintenance reasons, such as electrical and temperature requirements. The last major... [More]
"No Work Orders Generated from PMs!" Throughout my time here in Maximo application support I speak with many different clients who have the exact same problem, but the issue has been resolved differently for various reasons. Sometimes, the resolution and actual steps that need to be taken to resolve the current issue are quick and easy, but that doesn't erase from our memories the experience of a Maximo User who endured some heart-stopping drama and panic of a being on the firing line of a show-stopping Maximo problem! Not... [More]
On September 11th, 2015 the Maximo 184.108.40.206 Feature Pack was released. This Feature Pack is applicable to both Maximo and Maximo Multi-Tenancy Information for Feature Pack 220.127.116.11 can be found here: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24040699 What's new in IBM Maximo Asset Management 18.104.22.168? New features and capabilities in the IBM Maximo Asset Management 22.214.171.124 feature pack help your organization reconcile purchase order and invoice costs. A new report was added to IBM Maximo Asset Management 126.96.36.199 to help you... [More]
Today's a busy day on the release schedule. IBM Maximo Asset Management Feature Pack 188.8.131.52 IBM Maximo Asset Configuration 7.6.1 IBM Maximo Archiving with InfoSphere Optim Data Growth Solution 7.6 IBM Maximo Asset Management Scheduler 7.6.1 IBM Maximo Enterprise Adapter for Oracle Applications 7.6 IBM Maximo Enterprise Adapter for SAP Applications 7.6... [More]
"How do you set up a Crew?", "You can't just go to Crews and insert a new record!" The good news is that it's easy to assign a crew to a Work Order... In 184.108.40.206, the Crew functionality from the Maximo for Utilities product was integrated with the base Maximo product. This allows Work Orders to have a C rew assigned to perform the tasks. When you assign a Crew, the appropriate Crew needs to be matched to the requirements of the Work Order. For example, a Work Order needs 36 hours of electrical... [More]
There is a new feature where you can see a list of the most recent applications that you have used during your current log in session called "My Recent Applications". This option can be seen from both the Go To menu and the Side Navigation menu and allows you to easily move between the applications that you most commonly use. This helps to avoid the necessity of scrolling through the list of applications to find the one you just used and by extension increases productivity. The number o f applications shown is set by... [More]
When users are synchronized from different domains, you want to have a customized field keep information where users are came from. In order to achieve this requirement, 1. need to separate VMMSYNC crontask instance. For, one to synchronize users from A domain, the other to synchronize users from B domain. 2. Create a customized field in PERSON object - Go to the Database Configuration application. - Open PERSON object - Create the attribute named 'SOURCEDOMAIN' having ALN(10) Type. - Apply Database... [More]
Before I tell you about changes that are happening (or have started already) in regards to fix delivery in Maximo, please read our all-important disclaimer: IBM’s statements regarding its plans, directions, and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice at IBM’s sole discretion. Information regarding potential future products is intended to outline our general product direction and it should not be relied on in making a purchasing decision. The information mentioned regarding potential future products is not a... [More]
Java deprecated messages are displayed on console and log files. If application users do not want to see these messages, they can be turned off. Add the following command line argument to JVM arguments. Add -Xlint:none to the Java/JVM arguments. This will remove the warning messages.
Maximo uses its own internal database connection pool mechanism and does not use the application server database connection pool. In Maximo and Maximo based products such as Smart Cloud Control Desk, there can be database connection leaks. These database connection leaks could be caused by incorrect code as well as memory leaks. In situations where there are database connection leaks, it is very difficult to identify the code where the connection leak is occurring. The Maximo dbconnection watchdog logger can be used to find the database... [More]
With the release of Maximo Fix Pack 220.127.116.11 , among other things, it offers the new feature that you will be able to reduce downtime when running updatedb. The link below contains the steps in how to take advantage of this new feature: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21902458 But if you go through the steps of the scenario described there, the first problem that you could face is that the Step 2 won't work when you are coming from a 18.104.22.168 version. This is because when you perform the upgrade from Maximo 22.214.171.124 to... [More]