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AIX Network Installation Management Concepts and Configuration

SS Course: 38092

Course Overview


The primary goal of this course is to provide you with a working knowledge of the fundamental capabilities of the Network Installation Management (NIM) facility of the AIX 7.1 operating system. This course uses a combination of instructor lecture and machine exercises to provide you with practical background knowledge of the topics covered.


Scheduled Classes

09/04/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)

What You'll Learn

  • 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 resource
  • Maintain lpp_source and SPOT resources
  • Update NIM clients


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    You should have:

    • Basic knowledge regarding AIX systems administration
    • Basic knowledge regarding the use of HMC V7 to manage POWER-based managed systems

    The following course will provided the needed skills for this course:

    • Power Systems for AIX I: LPAR Configuration and Planning (AN11G)
    • Power Systems for AIX II: AIX Implementation and Administration (AN12G)

        Who Should Attend


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

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