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AIX Version 4.3 Network Installation Management Guide and Reference

Restoring the NIM Database and Activating the NIM Master

Note: A NIM database should only be restored to the same or later level of NIM that was used for the backup.

From Web-based System Manager

  1. From the NIM container, from the NIM menu, select Restore Database.
  2. Use the dialog to specify the restore device or file.


To configure a NIM master from a NIM database backup, enter the smit nim_restore_db fast path.

From the Command Line

Restore the files saved in the "Backing Up the NIM Database" procedure.

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