integration

Sending SMS from Maximo calling an external Web service

In my last project I had to implement a customization to send SMS messages using Skebby. The service APIs are obviously based on REST and JSON so I ended up writing an automation script to integrate Maximo with the Skebby service.In the process of writing the code I have faced (and solved) some interesting issues […]

MxLoader now supports attachments

I have just implemented the capability to upload attachments straight from MxLoader. This is in response to some requests on my blog and MxLoader support forum. Starting from Maximo 7.1.1.6 it is possible to import attachments to an object through MIF using Base64 encoding.MxLoader has the capability to read files from the filesystem, encode them […]

MxLoader now supports Web Services

By default MxLoader uses plain Object Services through HTTP calls. These services are automatically exposed when an Object Structure is created in Maximo. Using Web Services is possible to have more control over data defining processing classes, user exit classes, XSL maps, and processing rules. MxLoader 5.1 now allows to use Web Services as well. […]

Inbound Web Service processing using XSL transformation

The title of this article is quite scaring right? Let’s describe the scenario… You have an external application that needs to query or update data in Maximo using a Web Service call. In the real world the outbound XML schema of the caller is different from the Maximo inbound interface. How can you transform the […]

How to import Failure Codes from Excel into Maximo

This article is outdated! Checkout MxLoader tool. This entry is part of the Maximo Integration Framework series. Creating and maintaining the hierarchy of failure codes can be quite complex using the standard Failure Codes application. Unfortunately there is no common solution to import Maximo failure codes. This evening I have worked on creating an Excel […]

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