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by | Feb 17, 2017

Maximo 7.6 Doesn't Migrate Launch Point Events

As you know, Maximo 7.6 presented more options when setting up launch points but unfortunately IBM didn’t update the out-of-the-box Object Structure DMLAUNCHPOINT to include the attributes that are related to those new settings.
So, for example if you have an “Attribute” launch point script that runs on “Validate” of that attribute, when you package that script/launch point it won’t pick up that setting. Instead it will create the launch point with the default event which is “Run action”. This is a big issue because your scripts will run when they’re not supposed to!
The solution is to include those non-persistent attributes (all except 2) and re-build your packages.


Issue originally spotted by Chris Brown. 

Adel Rustum

Adel Rustum

Adel has been providing consultancy services for Maximo since 2011, tackling everyday user reported issues, implementing solutions, developing new functionality, and making recommendations on using industry best practices. He has international experience in working with clients of different industries, and currently he is based out of BPD's office in Calgary, AB, Canada.

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