First Edition (October 1997)

Trademarks and Acknowledgements

About This Guide and Reference

Chapter 1. Network Installation Management (NIM) Introduction

Chapter 2. Choosing a NIM Master

Chapter 3. Basic NIM Operations and Configuration

Chapter 4. NIM Client Operations

Chapter 5. Advanced NIM Installation Tasks

Chapter 6. Advanced NIM Configuration Tasks

Chapter 7. Additional Topics

Chapter 8. Network Installation Management Concepts

Chapter 9. Network Installation Management Commands

Chapter 10. Error and Warning Messages

Chapter 11. Network Installation Management Troubleshooting

Appendix A. Network Boot
Booting a Machine Over the Network
Creating IPL ROM Emulation Media

Appendix B. Hardware-Related Tasks

Appendix C. Sample Files

Appendix D. NIM Compatibility and Limitations