AN220: AIX Network Installation Manager (NIM): Concepts and Configuration

מק"ט: #5743 | משך קורס: 16 שעות אק'
  • Learn the fundamental capabilities of the Network Installation Manager (NIM) facility of the AIX 6 operating system.
  • This course uses a combination of instructor lecture and machine exercises to provide the student with practical background knowledge.
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מטרות הקורס

After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Explain key NIM concepts and terminology
  • Display NIM-related information
  • Set up a NIM master
  • Perform a base AIX (RTE) install
  • Define and use several types of NIM objects
  • Perform an automated install
  • Create and use mksysb resources
  • Maintain lpp_source and SPOT resources
  • Update NIM clients


קהל יעד

This course is appropriate for anyone with system administrative duties installing and managing an AIX operating system in a multiuser POWER (System p) environment.

תנאי קדם

Students attending this course should have basic AIX systems administration skills and be able to use HMC V7 to manage POWER-based managed systems
These skills may be obtained by attending:

  • Power Systems for AIX I: LPAR Configuration and Planning (AN110)
  • Power Systems for AIX II: AIX Implementation and Administration(AN120)


  • Unit 1 - NIM overview
  • Exercise 1 - NIM overview
  • Unit 2 - Setting up the master
  • Exercise 2 - Setting up the NIM master
  • Unit 3 - RTE installation
  • Exercise 3 - RTE installation
  • Unit 4 - Customizing install operations
  • Exercise 4 - Customizing install operations
  • Unit 5 - NIM backups and restores
  • Exercise 5 - NIM backups and restores
  • Unit 6 - Managing key NIM resources
  • Exercise 6 - Managing key NIM resources
  • Unit 7 - Client updates
  • Exercise 7 - Client updates
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