Request for Enhancement (RFE) blog for IBM Maximo

Welcome to our Request for Enhancement blog page, where you can get all the latest updates on Vetasi’s RFE requests for IBM Maximo, along with details of how you can join our campaigns to get the features you need into Maximo!

Request to vote for RFE 94486 - MIF limits/ 97120- Workflow/97444 - WO related dates rolling

Posted by: Mark Robbins

This is a request to vote for some more RFEs:

Maximo REST API Fetch Limits

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This is a request to vote for several RFEs

Posted by: Mark Robbins

This is a request to vote for several RFEs.

VET Validate email addresses on data entry

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=96646

 Automation Scripting : Include Jython/Lib into classpath

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Help customers / consultants understand how to configure the email server

Posted by: Mark Robbins

This is a request to vote for a RFE.

It will help customers / consultants understand how to configure the email server.

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=92088

The email server configuration settings aren’t very clear for a couple of settings and making these changes will make it easier to configure this and prevent problems.

Possibility to choose which level the saved query should be accessible from

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This is a request to vote for several RFEs

Posted by: Mark Robbins

Allow multiple Start Centers per Security Group

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=90858

( currently 1 vote & 1 watchlist )

Ability to put attachment on an external SD card on mobile device in Maximo Anywhere 7521 on ANDROID

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Set a Specific Email Address for Scheduled Reports to Send From

Posted by: Mark Robbins

This is a request to vote for an RFE.

Set a Specific Email Address for Scheduled Reports to Send From

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=22232

Customers who use a hosted environment will benefit from this because it relates to problems seen with hosted environments.

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Ability to create/use person/labor records using AD synchronisation

Posted by: Mark Robbins

This is a request to vote for a RFE.

Ability to create/use person/labor records using AD synchronisation

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=86948

You can vote by clicking on the link and then selecting the link at the bottom of the RFE to vote for it. Please also click on the “Add to my watchlist” link to also show your interest. In practice this doesn’t seem to result in additional emails etc.

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Ability to pull logs from Anywhere devices on demand

Posted by: Mark Robbins

This is a request to vote for a RFE.

Ability to pull logs from Anywhere devices on demand

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=86699

This has already gathered a substantial number of votes (18) but it needs more votes from yourselves to help ensure IBM understand the importance of this.

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Scheduler related RFE

Posted by: Mark Robbins

This is a request to vote for a Scheduler related RFE.

Missing constraints on Graphical Assignment when assigning workorder & prompt if constraint is being broken

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=85679

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Request to vote for 2 RFEs that relate to scheduling workorders via the Workorder tracking application

Posted by: Mark Robbins

All available labor should be shown in WO Tracking/Assignments tab regardless of the default workzone - http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=85313

All relevant labor should be shown in WO Tracking/Assignments tab regardless of the primary craft -

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=85368

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Prevent assignment if work is scheduled when resource restrictions prevent the work from occurring

Posted by: Mark Robbins

This is a request to vote for a RFE.

Prevent assignment if work is scheduled when resource restrictions prevent the work from occurring

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=84706

You can vote by clicking on the link and then selecting the link at the bottom of the RFE to vote for it. Please also click on the “Add to my watchlist” link to also show your interest. In practice this doesn’t seem to result in additional emails etc.

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Check length of job and labour's shift end time when assigning a task to a resource using scheduler

Posted by: Mark Robbins

This is a request to vote for a RFE.

Check length of job and labour's shift end time when assigning a task to a resource using scheduler

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=84624

You can vote by clicking on the link and then selecting the link at the bottom of the RFE to vote for it. Please also click on the “Add to my watchlist” link to also show your interest. In practice this doesn’t seem to result in additional emails etc.

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Set property mxe.AllowUserMgmt on install

Posted by: Mark Robbins

This is a request to vote for a RFE - Set property mxe.AllowUserMgmt on install (technote 1963902) - http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=83442

This is a 7.6 property that isn’t automatically set so it can generate large numbers of errors in a short period of time if it is not set. It is easy to resolve but the setting should be created as standard by Maximo as part of the installation.

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Reduce the risk of failed migration manager transfers

Posted by: Mark Robbins

Add LOCAUTH (Location Authorization) mbo into the DMMAXGROUP object structure - http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=83034

If IBM implement this then it reduces the risk of failed migration manager transfers.

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Help prevent unnecessary error messages being created in the logs

Posted by: Mark Robbins

Set property mxe.routewfcleanup on install (technote 1690852) -  http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=83030

If IBM implement this then it will help prevent unnecessary error messages being created in the logs. This can make reduce disk and CPU usage on the servers and make system administrators lives easier.

IBM development are interested in developing this so additional votes will make it easier for IBM to justify implementing it.

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Build functionality to auto-create WO (Spatial) into core Spatial APIs

Posted by: Mark Robbins

This is a request to vote for a new RFE.

Request to vote for RFE 82547 – Build functionality to auto-create WO (Spatial) into core Spatial APIs

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=82547

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LOGOUT request from SAML SP to SAML IdP

Posted by: Mark Robbins

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=55555  – SAML does not send    LOGOUT request from SAML SP to SAML IdP

This will help ensure that Maximo sessions are logged out correctly when single sign on is enabled.

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Improve Graphical Assignment functionality

Posted by: Mark Robbins

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=81874– Improve Graphical Assignment functionality when scheduling resources with multiple crafts

This will help make Scheduler easier to use for customers with complex scheduling needs where engineers have multiple crafts. The current functionality does not make it easy to schedule work for these engineers in some cases.

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Make scheduling significantly easier

Posted by: Mark Robbins

This is a request to vote for an RFE.

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=82065  – Modify Scheduler/Optimiser to support job/location based constraints e.g. security checks

This have the potential to make scheduling significantly easier for organisations that deal with location specific constraints e.g. security checks

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Provide offline map support in Maximo Anywhere for Windows platform

Posted by: Mark Robbins

You can vote by clicking on the link and then selecting the link at the bottom of the RFE to vote for it - http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=79290

Please also click on the “Add to my watchlist” link to also show your interest

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Continued support for VCE in ISA 5 Team Server

Posted by: Mark Robbins

This is a request to vote for a new RFE.

Continued support for VCE in ISA 5 Team Server

https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=64237

This relates to a very useful tool that Vetasi support use when checking configuration issues on Websphere systems or when learning about changes to customer’s Websphere configurations.

This has helped speed up fault resolution with a number of clients and helped them understand their configuration.

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Request to vote for RFE 74040 – make the APPFIELDDEFAULTS table available via the GUI

Posted by: Mark Robbins

This is a request to vote for a new RFE and make the APPFIELDDEFAULTS table available via the GUI: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=74040

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RFE 70670 - REST/Web service request time limit to prevent JVM crash/hang

Posted by: Mark Robbins

We have seen several customers suffer JVM crashes due to bad web service calls.

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RFE 28405 - Suppress the rich text content of Rich Text Fields on export

Posted by: Mark Robbins

This is a request to vote for a new RFE...

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RFE for Maximo Scheduler

Posted by: Mark Robbins

If your organisation uses Maximo Scheduler then this RFE will benefit your organisation

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#TUCMaximo User Group RFE update presentation

Posted by: Mark Robbins

Last year I presented an update on the RFE process...

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Vetasi drives RFE process improvement at #Maximo User Group

Posted by: Mark Robbins

We are delighted to announce...

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Vetasi RFE Campaigns

Posted by: Mark Robbins

1. Measures to reduce the cost of supporting Maximo
2. Make valuable features available in the core product

We aim to help make support easier by making Maximo smarter, resolve problems or provide extra information.

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Calling all IBM Maximo users!

Posted by: Mark Robbins

We are delighted to announce the creation of our new Request for Enhancement blog page, where you can get all the latest updates on Vetasi’s RFE requests for IBM Maximo, along with details of how you can join our campaigns to get the features you

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