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Turning off Admin Mode in Maximo 7

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This document outlines methods of turning off Admin mode


Admin Mode is Maximo 7.1 allows you to configure your database configuration changes without having to shut down Maximo server like in Maximo 6.

Having the Admin Mode on will have impact on our areas of Maximo. You should ALWAYS turn it off once the changes have been carried out.

Do these steps to turn off Admin mode:

1) Log in as a user who has full access to the Database Configuration application.

2) Go To -> System Configuration -> Platform Configuration -> Database Configuration

3) Select Action -> Manage Admin Mode

4) Click on the "Turn Admin Mode OFF" button.

It should be noted that the permission required to set Admin Mode are not the same as the permission required for admin login security authorization, which lets you to log in when the server is in admin mode. It is possible to have Admin users who can turn admin mode on but are not be able to login once Admin Mode has started.

You grant the authorization to logon while in Admin Mode from the Security Groups application:

1 In the Security Groups application, click the Applications tab.
2 In the Applications table window, search for Start Center.
3 In the Options for Start Center table window, select Identifies whether the user is permitted to login when
server is in Admin Mode.

If you have Admin Mode ON but do not have a user who can login to turn it off, you may be able to reset it via using SetAdminMode.bat C:\ibm\SMP\maximo\tools\maximo\internal\SetAdminMode.bat

Please see the comments below on the syntax for using SetAdminMode.bat

REM Command line parameter must be one or both of the following:

REM -m (mode) Set AdminMode. The value of mode must be ON or OFF.

REM For example, -mON sets AdminMode ON.

REM -n (num sessions) Set value for mxe.adminmode.numsessions property.

REM Num sessions must be an integer.

REM For example, -n8 sets the value to 8.

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Modified date:
17 June 2018