Sometimes you may need to allow some users to update only few fields. This may be hard to achieve using conditional UI and conditional expressions. In the following snippet I’m setting all fields as readonly except DESCRIPTION and STATUS if the current user is in MANSUP security group. Attach the script to the Initialize event […]
Attachments types can be defined setting the system property mxe.doclink.doctypes.allowedFileExtensions but Maximo just checks the file extension. Implement a more strict file type scanning when you upload an attached document.
How to highlight high priority work orders in Work Order Tracking application.
MxLoader 7.1 and above supports the new Maximo JSON APIs that are available from Maximo 184.108.40.206. The REST APIs are based on the OSLC protocol so there are some changes you have to consider. The most important difference between OS and REST service is the format of the where clause that can be set in […]
For whatever reason IBM recently decided to remove the online version of Maximo JavaDocs from their website. At the moment they are only available as a downloadable zip file. I think this is not really useful because it is really hard to search what you are looking for so I have just published the JavaDocs […]
This is a quite old topic that has been already addressed in many Maximo communities and blogs around. However, I have found none of them seems to handle it correctly. There are mainly several techniques of sending an email from an automation script. I will explain the limitations of the current solutions and propose a […]
In the old days there was no blog on the internet and there was no IBM community to discuss Maximo technical and functional topics. All these LinkedIn communities and webinars were not available to learn and share. Few heroes were trying to learn from each other on a closed and moderated Yahoo forum. Yahoo decided […]
One of the new features of MxLoader 7.2 (NextGen) is the capability to upload and download files from Maximo. Any text field can be exported to a file by simply prepending the attribute name with FILETXT: prefix. In this example, all the long descriptions of assets will be exported to text files under the Assets […]
There are two approaches when dealing with Maximo automation scripts input and output variables. Using launch point variables – This method is described in the product’s knowledge center and allows to get/set values from/to the database specifying how to bind the script variables to specific database fields. Using getter/setter methods – This approach uses Maximo […]