AIX Network Installation Management Concepts and Configuration - AN22G

AIX Network Installation Management Concepts and Configuration - AN22G

Audience

This course is appropriate for anyone with system administrative duties installing and managing an AIX operating system in a multiuser POWER (System p) environment.

Prerequisites

You should have:

  • Basic knowledge regarding AIX systems administration
  • Basic knowledge regarding the use of HMC V7 to manage POWER-based managed systems

The following courses will provide the needed skills for this course:

Duration

2 days.

Course Objectives

The primary goal of this course is to provide you with a working knowledge of the fundamental capabilities of the Network Installation Management (NIM) facility of the AIX 7.1 operating system. This course uses a combination of instructor lectures and machine exercises to provide you with practical background knowledge of the topics covered.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain key NIM concepts and terminology
  • Display NIM-related information
  • Set up a NIM master
  • Perform a base AIX (RTE) install
  • Define and use several types of NIM objects
  • Perform an automated install
  • Create and use mksysb resource
  • Maintain lpp_source and SPOT resources
  • Update NIM clients

Course Content

Day 1
Welcome
Unit 1: NIM overview
Exercise 1: NIM overview
Unit 2: Setting up the NIM master
Exercise 2: Setting up the NIM master
Unit 3: RTE installation
Exercise 3: RTE installation
Unit 4: Defining additional base install resources

Day 2
Exercise 4: Defining additional base install resources
Unit 5: NIM client backups and restores
Exercise 5: NIM client backups and restores
Unit 6: Managing the lpp_source and the SPOT resources
Exercise 6: Managing the lpp_source and the SPOT resources
Unit 7: NIM client updates
Exercise 7: NIM client updates

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