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    Maximo Asset Management Essentials V7.1 Implementer’s Guide

    Melissa Christensen Abesolom Fidel

    Nihar Jain Rutger Mons Venkat Ram

    Vikas Sharma Bart Jacob

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  • Maximo Essentials V7.1 - Implementer’s Guide

    May 2008

    International Technical Support Organization

    Draft Document for Review May 23, 2008 10:14 am 7645edno.fm

    SG24-7645-00

  • 7645edno.fm Draft Document for Review May 23, 2008 10:14 am

    © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2008. All rights reserved. Note to U.S. Government Users Restricted Rights -- Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.

    First Edition (May 2008)

    This edition applies to Maximo Asset Management Essentials Version 7.1.

    This document created or updated on May 23, 2008.

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

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    Contents

    Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii Trademarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . viii

    Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ix The team that wrote this book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ix Become a published author . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xii Comments welcome. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xii

    Chapter 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.1 Enterprise asset management overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.2 Maximo Asset Management Essentials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

    1.2.1 General Functional Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1.2.2 Modules. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 1.2.3 Integrating with Existing Enterprise Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

    Chapter 2. Maximo Asset Management Essentials 7.1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 2.1 Differences with Maximo Asset Management Enterprise . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

    Chapter 3. Project Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 3.1 Required Skills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 3.2 Solution Description and Assumptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 3.3 Task Break Down . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

    Chapter 4. Solution Environment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 4.1 Hardware and Software Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 4.2 Typical deployment environments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

    4.2.1 Single-server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 4.2.2 Multi-server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

    4.3 Sizing Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 4.4 Maximo Asset Management Essentials Supported Platforms. . . . . . . . . . 34

    Chapter 5. Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 5.1 Pre-Installation checklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

    5.1.1 Hardware/Software considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 5.1.2 Verifying the DVD Content . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 5.1.3 Backup/Snapshot Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 5.1.4 JDK/JRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 5.1.5 Internet Browser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 5.1.6 Disabling the firewall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

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    5.1.7 Deleting the TEMP and TMP user environment variables . . . . . . . . 39 5.1.8 Verifying the required rpm-build package is installed . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 5.1.9 Setting the ulimit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 5.1.10 Setting shared memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 5.1.11 Enabling remote configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

    5.2 Installation flowchart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 5.3 Middleware Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

    5.3.1 Installing middleware overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 5.3.2 Tivoli middleware installer logs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

    5.4 Installing Maximo corfe components (TPAP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 5.4.1 Maximo Asset Management Essentials Installation Overview . . . . . 57 5.4.2 Maximo Asset Management Essentials Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 5.4.3 Post Maximo Asset Management Essentials base services installation

    74 5.5 Process solution package installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76

    5.5.1 Pre-Process solution package installation checklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 5.5.2 Enable Maximo Asset Management Essentials License. . . . . . . . . . 77

    5.6 Post Installation Tasks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 5.6.1 Ensure all relevant Maximo services are running . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 5.6.2 Ensure connectivity to the Maximo Asset Management Essentials

    application. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84 5.6.3 Ensure the Language pack installation is functional . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 5.6.4 Ensure Client Connectivity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 5.6.5 Report Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 5.6.6 Attached Documents Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 5.6.7 Ensure relevant cron tasks are working and enabled . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 5.6.8 Create Backup/Image of the environment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 5.6.9 Automate the Backup Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 5.6.10 Assess the server workload . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 5.6.11 Client Local/Regional Settings Properties. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 5.6.12 Internet and Firewall Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 5.6.13 SMTP mail exchange server setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 5.6.14 Users LDAP Authentication through Virtual Member Management 96

    5.7 Setting the System and Logging properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 5.7.1 System Properties Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 5.7.2 Logging Application. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98

    Chapter 6. Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 6.1 Getting started. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

    6.1.1 User Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 6.1.2 Organization and Site setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 6.1.3 Initial Configuration and Data import sequence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108

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    6.2 Reporting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 6.2.1 Report Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 6.2.2 BIRT Configure Reports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 6.2.3 BIRT Run Reports. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115

    Appendix A. Summary of Maximo Asset Management Essentials modules and applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121

    Related publications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 IBM Redbooks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131

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