Ontracks is pleased to announce they will once again be a platinum sponsor for the Fall 2019 Maximo Utility Working Group (MUWG) meeting. The next meeting, hosted by Arizona Public Service (APS) will be held in Phoenix September 30 through October 2, 2019. MUWG is the largest end user independent conference dedicated to utilities and […]
When Maximo 7.6 came out, the yellow background color on required fields was, unfortunately for many users, abandoned. Luckily changing this back is actually a pretty simple task. First, determine what skin you are using. The skin name can be found in the following system property: mxe.webclient.skin. In this example our skin name is tivoli13, […]
Recommended System Specifications (Non-Clustered Environment) – Maximo 7.6 Hardware is the backbone of any Maximo installation. That’s why understanding what the minimum standards for any system are is so important. Without this understanding you could undershoot them and have an incredibly poorly performing system or you could greatly overshoot them and waste resources. In this post, I have […]
Recommended System Specifications (Clustered Environment) – Maximo 7.6 Deciding on the correct hardware for a clustered Maximo environment can be a challenging task. Not all servers in a clustered environment serve the same function, nor are they subject to the same hardware load. This often creates some confusion, as hardware choice is server-type specific. Additionally, […]
The concept of EVERYONE group was introduced in Maximo v7. This brought a whole host of functionality changes which are described in detail here. Luckily though, it only brought with it one new configuration option. The ability to change what group is treated as the EVERYONE group. The reasons you would want to do this are fairly limited. They are almost entirely limited to the desire to use the group name EVERYONE for another purpose in Maximo.
EDMONTON AB – March 13, 2019 – After a multi-year lull, IBM has announced an event for Maximo end users. The official conference, IBM IOT Exchange will host Maximo Academy Ontracks is pleased to be a sponsor at this event that will feature the Watson IOT branch of the IBM world. The conference, which will […]
SYRACUSE NY – FEBRUARY 26, 2019 – Ontracks is pleased to announce they will once again be a platinum sponsor for the Spring 2019 Maximo Utility Working Group (MUWG) meeting. The next meeting, hosted by the New York Power Authority will be held in Syracuse, New York on May 13-15, 2019. MUWG is the largest […]
HOUSTON TX – FEBRUARY 09, 2019 – Ontracks is pleased to announce they will be attending GOMaximo, the premier conference for IBM Maximo Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), Oil and Gas implementation. The annual conference will be held April 1-3 in Houston, Texas. In its 12th year, GOMaximo is an end user conference and workshop […]
EDMONTON, AB – JANUARY 31, 2019 – Ontracks Consulting has solidified its place as a premier IBM Partner, once again being named the #1 Reseller of IBM Maximo EAM Software in North America. This is the fourth time over the past five years that Ontracks has been so honoured. A leading Maximo implementer and an […]
The EVERYONE Security Group Explained Updated March 15, 2019 In Maximo, security group configuration is very important and when your security access is not behaving as expected, it can cause serious disruptions. Most often, issues with security groups can be chalked up to a logical error. However, in newer versions of Maximo security access issues […]
In this video, the professionals at Ontracks Consulting step through the navigational differences between Maximo 7.5 and the newest version Maximo 7.6.
Anyone who has done any development work on Maximo knows that logging into WebSphere and starting, stopping, and redeploying EARs can be very time consuming, not to mention that “Groundhog Day” feeling that you get from performing the same steps over and over! Thankfully, scripting these steps is a fairly easy and straightforward task using […]