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How to turn ON and turn OFF Maximo Admin Mode

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How to turn ON and turn OFF Maximo Admin Mode

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 Introduction

   What should you do if the message "BMXAA0578E - You must turn on Admin Mode before performing a structural database configuration." is displayed when you are applying a database change?

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   What should you do if the admin mode is ON and the administrator is not able to log into Maximo? How do you turn OFF the admin mode?

   This post helps you to solve these problems.

 

 Objective

   This post guides you how to configure system properties to turn ON and turn OFF Admin mode at Maximo. It also describes how to turn OFF admin mode when administrator is not able to log into Maximo.

   Admin Mode must be ON when user is applying any structural database changes at Database Configuration application (add a new column to the table, change a column length, change a column type).

 

 Step by Step

   This section is divided in 4 parts:

- How to configure system properties to manage Admin Mode.

- How to turn ON Admin Mode.

- How to turn OFF Admin Mode.

-  How to turn OFF Admin Mode when administrator can not log into Maximo

  

  How to configure system properties to turn manage Admin Mode

- Open System Properties application using Go to > System Configuration > Platform Configuration > System Properties.

At Global Properties select “mail.smtp.host” properties.

- Configure your smtp host.

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- At Global Properties select “mxe.adminEmail” properties.

- Configure with administrator’s e-mail.

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  How to turn ON Admin Mode

- Open Database Configuration application.

Select “Select Action” > Manage Admin Mode.

 
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- By default the “Number of Administrative Sessions Allowed” and the “Number of Minutes to user Logout” is 5, you can change it and select “Update Properties”.

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- Select ”Turn Admin Mode ON”. The message “BMXAA4030I - Starting to set Admin Mode ON.” is displayed.

- Select OK.

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- All users will be logged out in 5 minutes, according to the “Number of Minutes for User Logout”.

Select “Refresh Status” to check the status.

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- Select the “Refresh Status” until get the message “BMXAA4002I - Administration mode is ON for this server.”

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- Select OK and Admin Mode is ON. You can apply the database changes.

 
  How to turn OFF Admin Mode

- Select “Select Action” > Manage Admin Mode.

- Select “Turn Admin Mode OFF”.

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  How to turn OFF Admin Mode when administrator can not log into Maximo

- Open the command prompt from the machine that Maximo is installed.

- Go to “…\IBM\SMP\maximo\tools\maximo\internal”.

- Run the command “SetAdminMode -mOFF”

- Wait for status Done

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- The admin mode is OFF.


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