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Remove maximo from URL

Updated: Feb 4

You can make your base web address from http://hostname/maximo to http://hostname/ using IBM HTTP server configuration, without restarting Maximo SCCD.


1. Open the WAS console–>Servers–>WebServers –>webserver1 .

2. Click the Edit button next to the httpd.conf file to edit the configuration file of the webserver.

3. Enable mod rewrite

Remove # in the line: LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.mod
With removing # you enable this rewrite module.

4. Add the following at the end of the file config file:


RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} ^80$
RewriteRule ^/$ /maximo/ [R=301,L]

5. Generate plugin, Propagate plugin and restart server.


Try now the address: https://hostname/ , and your Maximo login screen will welcome you.