The /etc/niminfo file, which resides on the master and running NIM clients, is required to run NIM commands and perform NIM operations. If the /etc/niminfo file is accidentally deleted, you can rebuild the file.
Note: The Configure NIM wizard will detect when you do not have a niminfo file, yet do have NIM database entries. The wizard queries whether it should rebuild the master configuration file.
Enter the following command from the master to rebuild the file:
To rebuild the the /etc/niminfo file from a running NIM client, enter:
niminit -a master_port=PortNumber -a master=MasterHostName \ -a name=ClientMachineObjectName