NIM Inventory

when you need to collect inventory on your client machines,you use this command. niminv -o invcmp -a targets=NIMCLIENT -a base=master -a location=/tmp/inventory Comparison of master to NIMCLIENT saved to /tmp/inventory/comparison.master.NIMCLIENT .160506100551. Return Status = SUCCESS cat /tmp/inventory/comparison.master.NIMCLIENT .160506100551 # name base 1 ———————————– —————- —————- AIX-rpm-7.2.0.0-2 7.2.0.0-2 – Atape.driver 12.6.2.0 – DLManager.mpio.rte 8.2.1.0 same Director.install.msg.DE_DE 6.3.2.0…

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error: remote value passed, ’00C4B8374C00′, does not match environment value ’00F82D774C00

on nimclient in /var/adm/ras/nimsh.log: error: remote value passed, ’00C4B8374C00′, does not match environment value ’00F82D774C00 you should see this error.So your nim master gives an error 0042-001 nim: processing error encountered on “master”: 0042-006 m_mkbosi: (From_Master) connect Error 0 0042-008 nimsh: Request denied – nimserver on your nim client: uname -a root@nimclient:/home/root # uname -a AIX…

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NIM Bosinst error: LED 611: failure: mount

If you got the error LED 611: failure: mount, it means the lpar was unable to mount that specific nfs mount and most probably you have some errors in nim’s nfs configuration.Normally, the /etc/exports file should not contain any lines related to nim operations because NIM is able to do everything by itself. However, if you…

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NIM mksysb image – Exclude Files

Maybe your mksysb image is too large.For this reason you want to exclude some files. You should do this steps 1) On the client create a file: touch /etc/exclude 2) edit /etc/exclude on the client with the files you want to exclude from the mksysb 3) Create an exclude_files nim resource on the master: nim…

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Create a mksysb backup using NIM

# chuser fsize=-1 root # lsuser -a fsize root root fsize=-1 # smit nim_mkres Define a Resource Type or select values in entry fields. Press Enter AFTER making all desired changes. [TOP] [Entry Fields] * Resource Name [mksysb_backup] * Resource Type mksysb * Server of Resource [master] * Location of Resource [/nim/mksysb/aix1] NFS Client Security…

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