Easy procedure to install and configure NIM master:

This procedure help you to configure your nim environnement  you need to have a valid AIX media to help you to install the required resssources:

      1.  using the AIX media install   bos.sysmgt.nim.spot and bos.sysmgt.nim.master
      2. Configure the nim master using the command:nimconfig -a netname=eth_Nim -a pif_name=en0 (where en0 is the primary interface for the nim master)
      3. create this files system:
        •  /export/lpp_source –> size 10Go
        • /export/spot               –> size 5Go
      4. mount /export/lpp_source
      5. mount /export/spot
      6. Insert the AIX CD-ROM install and create an lpp_source using the follow command:    nim -o define -t lpp_source -a source=/dev/cd0 -a server=master -a location=/export/lpp_source/lpp_sourceAIX  lpp_sourceAIX
      7. Define the SPOT using the follow command:          nim -o define -t spot -a source=lpp_sourceAIX-a server=master -a location=/export/spot spot1
      8. Check the nim master using the command: lsnim

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