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  • Release 6.2.1

    Installation Guide for Oracle

    IBM Maximo Asset Navigator

  • First Edition (January 2007) This edition applies to version 6, release 2, modification 1of IBM Maximo Asset Navigator and to all subsequent releases and modifications until otherwise indicated in new editions.

    Third-Party Technology: Certain Maximo products contain technology provided under license from third parties, as noted in the following table:

    Open Source: Maximo contains computer software obtained from the public domain, known as "Open Source" ownership of which is attributed as follows: Portions © 2002, Steve Souza (admin@jamonapi.com). Portions © 2000-2004, Jason Hunter & Brett McLaughlin. Portions © 2004-2005, The Apache Software Foundation (http://www.apache.org/).

    © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2007. All rights reserved.

    US Government Users Restricted Rights - Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.

    IBM Product Third-Party Information

    All Products Portions © 1996-2003 Visual Mining, Inc. Visual Mining™ NetCharts Server provided by Visual Mining, Inc.

    IBM Maximo Portions © 1995-2004 Actuate Corporation.

    Portions © 2005 BEA Systems, Inc. BEA WebLogic Server® provided by BEA Systems, Inc.

    Portions © 1996-2005, i-net software GmbH. J-Integra for COM® v2.4. © 2004 Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

    Maximo Discovery MSDE Copyright © Microsoft® Corporation.

    © 1998-2005 Centennial Software Limited.

    IBM Maximo Asset Navigator Portions © 1993-2002 Snowbound™ Software Corporation. RasterMaster™ Raster imaging technology provided by Snowbound Software Corporation.

    IBM Maximo Mobile Portions © 2005 DataMirror, Inc.

    Portions © 2000-2005 Zaval Creative Engineering Group.

    IBM Maximo Mobile SE Portions © 1996-2005 Syclo, LLC.

    Note Before using this information and the product it supports, read the information in “Notices” on page Notices-1.

  • Contents

    About This Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .v Audience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v Related Documentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vi

    Chapter 1: Installation Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Installation Outline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Requirements for the Control Center Workstation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3

    Chapter 2: Install Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 Preparing the Control Center Workstation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 Preparing for Oracle Database Creation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 Running the Navigator Installation Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-4 Installing Navigator on a Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-7 Setting Up Navigator Administration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-7 Installing Demo Data. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-8

    Starting the Importing Manuals, TOCs, and Index Navigator Application. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-8 Importing Manuals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-9 Importing Tables of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-9 Importing a Selection Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-9

    Running the Maximo Upload Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-10 Installing the Navigator Application Server Components. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-14 Modifying Field Lengths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-16 Testing and Validating. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-19

    Running the Maximo Upload Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-19 Accessing Navigator from the Maximo Start Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-24 Identifying Assets and Location with Navigator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-24

    Chapter 3: Uninstalling the Navigator Database . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1 Uninstall Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1

    Appendix A: Production Installation Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-1

    Appendix B: Mapping Image Locations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B-1

    Appendix C: Installing on UNIX Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C-1

    Appendix D: Customizing Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D-1 Customizing for Cloned Applications and Industry Solutions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . D-5

    Appendix E: Creating Tablespaces. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E-1

    Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Notices-1

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  • iv IBM Maximo Asset Navigator: Installation Guide for Oracle

  • About This Guide

    This section explains how this guide can help you to use IBM® Maximo® Asset Navigator. It also provides information on other IBM Corporation resources available to you, such as additional documentation and support.

    Audience

    If you are a Navigator customer, read this guide to ensure proper installation of Navigator into your Maximo 6 installation.

    This guide is designed for the system administrator, network administrator, or other professional who installs Navigator.

    This guide explains the install process for Navigator. Use this guide to install Navigator, modify previously customized pages, and modify or replace your build.xml file.

    Related Documentation For more information about Navigator and Maximo, refer to the following documentation:

    Document Description

    IBM Maximo Asset Navigator System Administration Guide

    Is a separate document delivered in Adobe® Acrobat® Portable Document Format (PDF) with the product software. The guide should be used in conjunction with the standard IBM Maximo documentation set.

    IBM Maximo Asset Navigator Help Is the primary source of information for using the Navigator application.

    IBM Maximo Finance Manager’s Guide

    Describes how IBM Maximo completes financial transactions and how to set up general ledger accounts.

    IBM Maximo Installation Guide Describes how to install and configure the following software:

    Application server IBM Maximo Actuate®

    © Copyright IBM Corp. 2007 v

  • Support

    Support

    IBM Corporation users with a valid Annual Customer Support Plan (ACSP) can obtain product support online at Support Online: support.mro.com.

    Support Online includes information about product releases, software patches, and documentation updates. To find the most current version of a document, refer to the Knowledge Base on this site.

    IBM Maximo Multisite Administrator’s Guide

    Describes how to configure IBM Maximo for a Multisite implementation.

    IBM Maximo Online Help Provides step-by-step procedures for IBM Maximo applications.

    IBM Maximo Reconciliation Module Implementation Guide

    Describes how to use the IBM Maximo Reconciliation module to reconcile the two types of information that IBM Maximo maintains about information technology (IT) assets: IT asset data and deployed asset data.

    IBM Maximo Report Administration and Development Guide

    Describes how to use Actuate to design and administ