Start the Distributed System Management Interface Tool (DSMIT) program by entering the dsmit command for the ASCII interface or the mdsmit for the AIXwindows interface at the command line. When you start the DSMIT program, you must define the working collective of clients. See Defining the Working Collective for more information.
DSMIT provides a simple mechanism for exiting. The function keys enable you to exit a particular screen or to stop DSMIT when you complete a task.
Enter the dsmit or mdsmit command at the command line.
Note: The DSMIT administrator will always be authenticated by means of the local system security file. If the information for you is not correct, you are prompted for your DSMIT administrator password.
For further explanation of all of the dsmit or mdsmit command options, consult the dsmit command .
Note: You cannot use the F10 key to exit DSMIT if you are in a help message screen.
Chapter 1, Distributed System Management Interface Tool.