Loading Item Assembly Structures (IAS) with MxLoader

I have just releases version 6.2 of MxLoader that contains a brand new template for loading Loading Item Assembly Structures (IAS) into Maximo. An item assembly structure is a list of spare parts and subassemblies required to build an Asset or to define the requirements of a location. Starting from this IBM technote I have […]

Ensure Asset’s serial number uniqueness

Sometimes you need to ensure the uniqueness of a certain database column in the Maximo database. A common example of this scenario is to ensure that asset’s serial numbers are not duplicated. This can prevent the creation of duplicate assets. In this post I describe two techniques to achieve this using a unique database index […]

Service object methods in automation scripts

The service object has been added in Maximo 7.6 script and is very useful in several scenarios. Here is a list of available methods. For more details refer to this page. Logging getLogger(loggerName) log_debug(logMsg) log_debug(logMsg, java.lang.Throwable t) log_error(logMsg) log_error(logMsg, java.lang.Throwable t) log_fatal(logMsg) log_fatal(logMsg, java.lang.Throwable t) log_info(logMsg) log_info(logMsg, java.lang.Throwable t) log_warn(logMsg) log_warn(logMsg, java.lang.Throwable t) log(logMsg) logError(logMsg) […]

Maximo Scripting – Validation of non-persistent MBOs

This post is an excerpt from the Maximo 76 Scripting Features guide. Adding validation to the virtual (aka Nonpersistent) mbos (on execute 7609 feature). In this sample we are going use the change status dialog from the Asset Application to validate if the memo is filled in when the Asset status is set to BROKEN. […]

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