AIX Network Installation Manager (NIM): Concepts and Configuration

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

Prerequisite

You 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)

Expected Duration
2 day

Description

Learn the fundamental capabilities of the Network Installation Management (NIM) facility of the AIX 6 operating system.

This course uses a combination of instructor lecture and machine exercises to provide you with practical background knowledge.

Objective

Day 1

  • 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

Day 2

  • 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

SUBSCRIPTION COST


$1,795.00

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