AIX Network Installation Management Concepts and Configuration – AN22G


Length  – 16 hours

level – Intermediate

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.

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

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

Course Outline
NIM overview
Setting up the NIM master
RTE installation
Defining additional base install resources
NIM client backups and restores
Managing the lpp_source and the SPOT resources
NIM client updates