Network Installation Management Guide and Reference
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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
NIM Master Management Tasks
NIM Name Resolution
Booting a FDDI Interface Over a Router
Default Paging Space During BOS Installation Via NIM
Migrating Diskless and Dataless Clients and NIM SPOTS
Defining the NIM Environment Using the nimdef Command
Name Requirements for NIM Object Definitions
Interacting with the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
Creating File Resources in the root Directory
Restricting NIM Client Resource Allocation
Preventing Machines from Adding Themselves as Clients
Disabling Client CPU ID Validation
Exporting NIM Resources Globally
Creating Network Boot Images to Support Only the Defined Clients and Networks
Updating a Spot With New Device Support for a New Level of AIX
Tune Client Request Processing
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
Appendix B. Hardware-Related Tasks
Appendix C. Sample Files
Appendix D. NIM Compatibility and Limitations
Appendix E. Notices