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  • 1.  Force users to refresh lookup data?

    Posted Mon February 22, 2021 08:39 PM
    Anywhere 7.6.4:

    If I make significant/urgent changes to my data in Maximo, is there a way to force users to refresh their lookup data (if needed)?


  • 2.  RE: Force users to refresh lookup data?

    IBM Champion
    Posted Tue February 23, 2021 05:11 AM
    There is no force refresh. There is a mechanism that looks at the changes.

    It would be better off to let them know via a communication to refresh the lookup data.

    As long as they are connected the updates will come across and usually without user intervention.

    How soon after update is the new data needed and what is the nature as that may dictate your strategy.


    Craig Kokay,
    Lead Senior Maximo/IoT Consultant
    Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Ph: 0411-682-040

  • 3.  RE: Force users to refresh lookup data?

    Posted Tue February 23, 2021 08:11 AM
    Depending on the use case, if it's a small set of data that is critical to the operation of the app you can define the resource as system (isSystem="true") and it will be refreshed on each login. If it's larger datasets (such as ASSET) then Craig is correct that you should just let them know to refresh.

    Steven Shull
    Director of Development
    Projetech Inc
    Cincinnati OH

  • 4.  RE: Force users to refresh lookup data?

    Posted Mon October 18, 2021 09:44 AM
    Hi Shull,
    Can you help me on property isSystem="true" ?
    i have resource with this property, but it does not refresh on each login.

    <resource describedBy="" id="additionaluserinfo" isSystem="true"  name="additionaluserinfo" pageSize="50" providedBy="/oslc/sp/SmarterPhysicalInfrastructure">
    <attributes id="additionaluserinfo_attributes">
    <attribute describedByProperty="spi:userid" id="additionaluserinfo_userid_spiuserid" index="true" name="userid"/>
    <attribute describedByProperty="spi:cancount" id="additionaluserinfo_cancount_spicancount " index="true" name="cancount"/>
    <queryBases id="additionaluserinfo_queryBases">
    <queryBase id="additionaluserinfo_queryBase_additionaluserinfo" name="additionaluserinfo" queryUri="/oslc/os/usercancount"/>
    <whereClause id="additionaluserinfo_whereClause"/>

    Phu Le

  • 5.  RE: Force users to refresh lookup data?

    Posted Tue October 19, 2021 08:10 AM
    Sorry I left a critical attribute off. You should have the refreshOnLogin="true" as well on your resource. 

    Steven Shull