Installing Maximo Application Suite

The IBM® Maximo® Application Suite installation process includes accessing the installer from IBM Passport Advantage or from the IBM Operator Catalog, acquiring your entitlement key, installing the Maximo Application Suite components on Red Hat® OpenShift®, accessing your license on, and completing the initial setup of the core software.

Note: The following process discusses customer-managed Maximo Application Suite. For IBM managed Maximo Application Suite, no action is required and you can go directly to Getting started.

Before you begin

You must complete the required prerequisite configuration tasks. For more information, see System requirements and Instance requirements.

You also must determine a Maximo Application Suite upgrade strategy. You can use a manual strategy or a channel subscription strategy. For more information, see Upgrade strategies.

Installation process

The installation process consists of the following steps:

  1. Install Maximo Application Suite on Red Hat® OpenShift®.
    The installation process is determined by your upgrade strategy.

  2. Complete the Maximo Application Suite setup.
    To finish the installation, you must now complete the Maximo Application Suite setup.
    As part of the core software setup, you create a default administrator user account that has access to the Maximo Application Suite administrative interface. Use this administrative account to add and manage users, deploy applications, and more.

  3. Deploy your first application and add users.
    After you complete the installation and initial setup, the Maximo Application Suite administrator user that is created as part of the setup can log in to Maximo Application Suite to complete the configuration by deploying one or more applications and adding Maximo Application Suite users.

  4. Configure applications.
    After deploying an application, application administrators can access the application by using the Maximo Application Suite Suite navigator to complete any necessary tasks that are outlined in the getting started documentation for the application.

Troubleshooting Maximo Application Suite installation and configuration issues

Installation and configuration troubleshooting information for Maximo Application Suite is available in the Support knowledge base.

Use the following dynamic search link to find Maximo Application Suite technotes: IBM Support

Next steps

After Maximo Application Suite is installed and set up, you can configure your environment.