On June 27, 2014, IBM Software released the 184.108.40.206 fix pack for Maximo Asset Management, Maximo Asset Management Essentials, and Tivoli Asset Management for IT.
Information for Fix Pack 220.127.116.11 can be found here: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24037898
Additionally, you can find the list of corrected APARs for this fix pack here: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21676540
What's new in 18.104.22.168?
Here's a few highlights:
New Platform Support:... [More]
On May 30, 2014 IBM Software released the Interim Fix 009 (IF009) for Maximo Asset Management 22.214.171.124.
Information for Interim Fix 009 (IF009) can be found here: http://bit.ly/1kMkWWL
See the readme file for more information.
Remember to review considerations and prerequisites before applying this interim fix.
IBM Support strongly recommends keeping Maximo Asset Management implementations up to date with the latest available maintenance.
So, you've decided to check out our free trial version of Maximo Inventory Insights. The next step? Extracting your inventory data for analysis...
Before you begin
You must know the JDBC URL, and the user name and password for the Maximo database. If you do not have this information, contact your Maximo administrator. You might want your Maximo administrator to install the data collector agent as it must be installed on the Maximo application server.
After you request the... [More]
The team at Maximo Inventory Insights like to make things as easy as possible for our users. We take away all the headaches associated with installation and configuration of our software, and instead of providing you with the tools for data analysis, we do the data analysis for you and present it to you in an intuitive and easy-to-understand manner. Not content with doing all this, we also have enhanced our user assistance to help you quickly understand your inventory.
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Once in a while I'll get questions about performance problems. Specific scenarios can be resolved by applying Interim Fixes or adding indexes. Those critical and urgent problems often happen throughout the entire system.
Here is a collection of performance related recordings and technotes that might help:
SCCD 7.5.1 Performance Education Session
Correcting Slow User Queries
Email Interaction Setup (EIS) application application is included in Maximo Asset Management Fixpack 126.96.36.199 and above.
With EIS users can interact with Maximo using a smartphone without having to login to Maximo:
Change the status of a record such as a work order
Accept or reject a workflow assignment
Update attributes such as the start date
The overall benefit of using Email Interaction Setup is that progress is not held up while waiting for the action of an end user.
Below is a... [More]
Occasionally we receive PMRs related to Email Listener connectivity and after having the customer do a simple test using telnet, they're able to isolate the difficulty outside of Maximo (and the JavaMail API).
Examples of problems raised as PMRs include refused connections, timeouts, and invalid credentials.
The following three scenarios (POP3, IMAP, SMTP) will address how to validate protocol connectivity using basic authentication. Communication with your email server may differ slightly from... [More]
This entry assumes that you are already familiar with some of the prior Email Listener Service Management Connect content, especially the GMail series.
For your convenience, below is a list of the series thus far.
Lifting the Hood on JavaMail Communications
Email Listener Communications via GMail - Part I: Importing the SSL Certificate
Email Listener Communications via GMail - Part II: Configuring SMTP Over SSL
Email Listener Communications via GMail - Part III: Sending Service... [More]
I'd like to start my first blog entry by introducing myself. My name is Mario Travers and I'm one of the team leads for the Maximo EAM Support group. I've been working with Maximo now for over 8 years (might actually be longer than that but my memory isn't what it once was) in various roles within in support for IBM and, previous to my old companies' acquisition by IBM, at MRO Software. Throughout my time here I've been lucky enough to be involved with many great projects within the support team... [More]
A few days ago Pam Denny and I had a discussion on whether any aspects of reporting could be automated through automation scripts. I had heard similar questions from clients at a previous Pulse event and I was quite intrigued by the possibilities. The user need was very clear though: can the end user avoid having to click through a number of steps to configure report execution and instead of the system execute the report in a pre-configured way? Such an approach should not require Java customization.
I spent some time reviewing the... [More]
Providing logging up front is MustGather for troubleshooting in general and this entry provides the MustGather for troubleshooting email communications in particular. This includes whether the problem is server communication, outgoing, incoming, formatted, non-formatted, or template related. Websphere is assumed otherwise consult your application server's documentation. 1) Be generous with application server log rotation: In the Websphere administrative console this can be adjusted under Logging and Tracing > Server Name > JVM Logs ... [More]
As organizations security requirements evolve over time, it
may become necessary to re-think your user roles. It is difficult to balance
the need for granular access to application functionality and data with
performance and administration overhead. Many customers have decided to
simplify their configuration and there are some tools within the system that
can help with this process.
First, there is a Security Groups Report within the Security
Groups application. This report can be run for a group or a user and will show
Is the migration of configuration content between
your Maximo instances requiring some "assistance" in dealing with
content related errors?
Are you constantly dealing with failed deployment situations
due to configuration content differences between your various Maximo instances
(e.g. Development, QA) ? If you answer yes to any of the previous questions, you might want to leverage Migration Manager Replacement Rules functionality and replace, during package deployment, invalid field values before they generate a deployment... [More]
IBM Maximo Everyplace is the easiest way of going mobile with Maximo. Once installed, it allows to design applications tailored for small screens and enables users to access those applications on an iPhone, iPod touch, Blackberry, iPad or, Android device without installing anything on the devices. You don't have to learn anything new to mobilize your workforce. However, web applications have inevitable limitations when compared to native mobile apps so I decided to create a native client for Android that improves the default IBM Maximo... [More]
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