Planned Maintenance allows you to
create, maintain, and schedule maintenance for equipment that requires regular
The maintenance plan specifies the CI class, product model, or other criteria, such as
location, and specifies the maintenance to be performed. The maintenance schedule specifies the
timing, by specifying how often and when to perform the maintenance.
For example, you can configure a maintenance plan to inspect and clean all air conditioners for
a particular product model. The maintenance schedule specifies that the inspection is performed
every six months.
Maintenance plans and schedules also take into consideration service management work orders and
facilities requests opened against that equipment.
Timing the first maintenance
By default, the first planned maintenance is scheduled based on the timing entered in the
schedule. For example, if you create a schedule to inspect the air conditioners every six
months, the first maintenance occurs six months from the time that you created the schedule.
To schedule the date of the first maintenance:
- Navigate to the Maintenance Schedule form.
- Click the Run on demand related link.
- De-select the Run now field.
- In the Select next run date field, use the calendar to select the
- Save the date.
- Click Schedule. This updates the next run time for the maintenance
You can update any maintenance schedule as needed. For example, if the regular interval is due
next month, you can select an earlier or later date to change when the maintenance occurs.