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Setting multiple fields as readonly with script

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 […]

Custom REST service with Automation Script

The REST APIs have a tight integration with the automation scripts. Automation scripts can be used to develop custom APIs. The following example call describes how automation scripts interact with REST APIs. You can also use automation scripts for implementing custom queries and custom actions. JavaScript language is always the preferred choice for integration scripts […]

Maximo List Archive

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 […]

Why I hate automation script variables binding

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 […]

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