NIM Resources

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Define a NIM MKSYSB Resource

  1. # smitty nim
    1. Select: Perform NIM Administration Tasks
    2. Select: Manage Resources
    3. Select: Define a Resource
      1. Select: mksysb
      2. Change the entry fields to reflect the following:
			Resource Name          [Name of Resource]
			Resource Type          mksysb
			Server of Resource     [master]
			Location of Resource   [Full Path to the MKSYSB Image]
			Comments               [Description of the Resource]

Associating Resources with a server

  1. # smitty nim
    1. Select: Perform NIM Administration Tasks
    2. Select: Manage Machines
    3. Select: Manage Network Install Resource Allocation
    4. Allocate Network Install Resources
      1. Select: <TargetName>
      2. Select: <Resource Type>
    5. Repeat step 4 for every resource.

Further Reading

  1. IBM pSeries and AIX Information Center