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Maximo Asset Management interim fix 008 released

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As with all interim fixes, Maximo Asset Management interim fix 008 is cumulative. It contains all fixes from earlier interim fixes, with the addition of new fixes listed in this post.


Tivoli's process automation engine interim fix 008 is available at Fix Central.


Application Name



Work Order Tracking

A Global Data Restriction of QUALIFIED does not take effect on the More Search Fields dialog when the object being searched for is class structure.


Linked Documents/Attached Documents

In Attachments, you cannot view the file or URL attachment if the file name contains special characters or if there are spaces due to URL encoding.


Graphical Scheduling

In Graphical Scheduling application, when you try to create a successor and predecessor dependency using the Ctrl key, the system does not allow you to create the dependency on different hierarchy orders. Using the Create Restrictions button, the system allows you to create a successor and predecessor dependency, but, it is not possible to reverse the successor position to be the predecessor position.


Start Center

In a Start Center, the vertical scroll bar is rendering slightly to the left of the expected position.


Conditional Monitoring

In the Condition Monitoring application, if you Select Value lookup for the Upper Limit PM field, you receive an error that the record could not be retrieved from the database.


Crew Graphical Assignment

In the Crew Graphical Assignment application, when un-assigning several assignments, they all disappear.


Graphical Assignment

In the Graphical Assignment application, if craft names have underscores, the assignments disappear after running optimization.


Graphical Assignment

In the Graphical Assignment application, labor availability is not adjusting according to the time zone.



In the Inventory application, LIFO and FIFO costs and cost dates are incorrect when returning items that contain LIFO and FIFO records through current balance adjustments.


License Usage Monitor

In the License Usage Monitor application, users who have authorizations for applications that match their licenses are not shown as being licensed for those applications.


Object Structures

In the Object Structures application, when publishing Cognos packages, you receive an error that states that the transformed object structures cannot be published to the Cognos server.


Operator Log (Oil)

In the Operator Log (Oil) application, pull up a record. All the details boxes show values when using either Firefox or Internet Explorer. When using Chrome, the details are only shown in the first log entry. The rest are empty.


Preventive Maintenance

In the Preventive Maintenance application, forecast dates are not calculated correctly when the PM has seasonal dates.


Purchase Orders

In the Purchase Orders application, if the Remarks field is set as required for the Services tab, it is also required for the Materials tab.



In the Receiving application, after a purchase order revision, the Received Cost value is incorrect.



In the Receiving application, if you click Select Receipts to Void against a negative quantity, the balance in the bin will become negative as a result of this transaction.



In the Receiving application, you receive an error when approving a purchase order that is in the Pending for Revision state.


Security Groups

In the Security Groups application, when you try to update a security setting, it takes longer than it used to take to complete the operation.


System Object

In the System Object application, attempting to close a service request generates bad SQL code.


Work Order Tracking

In the Work Order Tracking application, refresh does not work when the schedule date is deleted for a work order or a task.


Work Order Tracking

In the Work Order Tracking application, the work order status is not updated correctly when planned material with insufficient quantity is added.


Work Order Tracking

In the Work Order Tracking application, when printing .jpeg file attachments, the printout shows only part of the image.


Move/Modify Assets

When using the Move/Modify Assets action, the GL Credit Account field is not filled.



When you delete an invoice of prorated standard services that has been received, an error occurs.


Report Viewer

When you multi-page XLS to a work order, only the first page of attachments are printed with direct print attachments.


System Object

When you publish report object structures in an LDAP environment an error occurs.

IBM Control Desk uses Tivoli's process automation engine This interim fix can be applied to Control Desk

For product compatibility, see Control Desk, Maximo and Tivoli's process automation engine version compatibility.

To install, see Installing an interim fix in Maximo 7.6.

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