Mobile Maintenance for EBS: eAM Mobile App – All You Need To Know

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Mobile Maintenance for EBS: eAM Mobile App – All You Need To Know

Oracle Enterprise Asset Management (eAM) is part of Oracle’s E-Business Suite and addresses the comprehensive and routine asset maintenance requirements of asset intensive organizations. Using eAM, organizations can efficiently maintain both assets, such as vehicles, cranes and HVAC systems, as well as rotable inventory items, such as motors and engines. To measure performance and optimize maintenance operations, all maintenance costs and work history are tracked at the asset level.

Purpose

Perform much needed functionality with little to no data entry through use of various features.

Key Features

The following are the key features of the Oracle Mobile Maintenance for Oracle E-Business Suite application:

Work Order Management

  • View assigned operations, tasks, and applicable quality plans
  • View work order details and applicable quality plans
  • View department work and self-assign to operations

Resource and Material Management

  • Charge time
  • Add and issue material
  • Clock-In and Clock-Out for assigned operations
  • Perform debrief transactions

Work Completion Management

  • Complete operations with quality results
  • Complete work orders with failure data, meter readings, and quality results

Problem Reporting, Inspection

  • View asset details, failure history, and applicable quality plans
  • View work order and work request history
  • Create new work orders and work requests
  • Enter quality results for the applicable quality plans for an asset and update existing quality information associated to assets, operations and/or work orders
  • Create express work orders, and perform debrief transactions

Sync

  • Record asset meter readings
  • Use Mobile Maintenance app in disconnected mode after initial synchronization of data from server, and perform transactions when there is no network connectivity.
  • Perform incremental synchronization when network connectivity is available to upload the offline transactions and download updated work from server.

Customizations Possible:

Customization options are limited to changes in

  • App Name & Logos
  • Brand Logos
  • Changes to End User License Agreements
  • Hiding a Field

App Integration Steps

System Administrator

  • Apply server side patches for the app
  • Configure mobile application settings for the app
  • Assign the app’s mobile app access role to existing responsibilities
  • Communicate to end users to download the app and which URL to use

End Users

  • Download the app from app store
  • Login with EBS user name, password and URL

Required Patches:

Release 12.2 and Release 12.1.3:

  • Oracle Mobile Maintenance “Disconnected” feature uses the Oracle Mobile Field Service Multiplatform framework, which does not require Oracle Lite and consequently Oracle Lite should be uninstalled. If the “mobileadmin” schema exists, refer to My Oracle Support Knowledge Document 2188514.1.

Oracle E-Business Suite Patches:

Release 12.1.3:

  • Patch 26728355:R12.ATG_PF.B (This patch is included in patch 26733898:12.1.0.)

Release 12.2:

  • Patch 26728820:R12.ATG_PF.C (This patch is included in patch 26733910:12.2.0.)

Post-Install Patches:

Release 12.1.3:

  • Patch 27678444 – Oracle E-Business Suite Mobile Foundation Release 8.0 Online Help
  • Patch 28278350:R12.OWF.B
  • If you have applied the Consolidated Patch for Data Removal Tool, Patch 27822242:12.1.0, then perform the following steps in the specified order:
    1. Apply Patch 28295762:R12.PER.B
    2. Apply Patch 28303904:R12.FND.B
    3. Recompile the data removal metadata by running the concurrent program “Recompile Metadata for Data Removal Tool”, with the “Entity Type” parameter set to “ALL”
  • Patches for custom app development:
    • Patch 27958894 – client libraries, application template, and sample app
    • Patches for REST services listed in Document 1998019.1– REST services

Release 12.2:

  • Patch 27678444 – Oracle E-Business Suite Mobile Foundation Release 8.0 Online Help
  • Patch 28278350:R12.OWF.C
  • If you have applied the Consolidated Patch for Data Removal Tool, Patch 27761509:12.2.0, then perform the following steps in the specified order:
    1. Apply Patch 28295762:R12.PER.C
    2. Apply Patch 28303904:R12.FND.C
    3. Recompile the data removal metadata by running the concurrent program “Recompile Metadata for Data Removal Tool”, with the “Entity Type” parameter set to “ALL”
  • Patches for custom app development:
    • Patch 27958894 – client libraries, application template, and sample app
    • Patches for REST services listed in Section B, Document 1311068.1 – REST services

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