On September 28, 2009, IBM released the Maximo 6.2.5 fixpack. Product Support recommends that you carefully review all materials below prior to applying this product update. This fixpack is critical to ensure that your Maximo 6 system is properly updated to the 6.2.5 level. New installations of Maximo 6.2.5 are incomplete unless the proper PowerUpdate […]
Archives for September 2009
Maximo MobileI am currently in the process of reviewing security groups for one of our clients. There are many ways to configure security because every organization is different but these simple strategies should help. This was taken directly from the Maximo help documentation. Creating security groups can be a modest to complicated task, depending on […]
Barcoding can be useful for many things, such as putting one on a workorder details report and when the work is completed, the person at the front desk can quickly scan those barcodes and change the status of the workorder to complete. This guide for enabling barcode fonts in BIRT will walk you through setting it up on the client development machine as well as the server running your BIRT reports.
Maximo 7 comes with BIRT automatically installed. The problem with this is that if you have a high traffic production environment, having all reports run on the same machine can be taxing and cause performance issues. There are a few options to consider to improve BIRT performance.
These tutorials and resources are great for those of you who are just starting out with the development of BIRT reports.
IBM has announced an end of service agreement for Maximo 5.2. Start planning your upgrade soon…
This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Getting Started with MIFMaximo MobileI have talked a lot about the integration framework and how to import and export data, but I have not given any steps on how to set it up. So here is a quick guide to setup the JMS queues and […]
This seems like a simple one, but if you are new to Maximo, finding the right place to add new work types can be bit of a pain. To create new work types, you must go into the Organization module: Go to the Organizations application and select the organization that you want to create a […]
Maximo MobileDid you know that you can bypass the login page with the auto login feature? Didn’t know that there was an auto login feature? Well, there is. To bypass the login page, simply enter this URL into the address bar: http://localhost:9080/maximo/ui/login?login=url&username=wilson&password=wilson This will log in in the user “wilson” in the MaxDemo database. Of […]
Since we are on the topic of report with Maximo, I figured some of you might still be on Maximo 6, so here is a webcast provided by IBM on Actuate 8.