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Old 03-13-2012
NIM : remove nim client info from the client


I change my client's IP and hostname but I forgot to change anything on the master. How can I redefine or modify my client's resource from my master, or with using smit niminit from my client ?

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Old 03-14-2012
Try smit eznim

Last edited by designbc; 03-14-2012 at 06:43 PM..
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Old 03-15-2012
Originally Posted by stephnane

I change my client's IP and hostname but I forgot to change anything on the master. How can I redefine or modify my client's resource from my master, or with using smit niminit from my client ?

On the NIM server:

smitty nim_mac

Change/Show Characteristics of a Machine

After changing the hostname and IP address in the hosts file on the NIM server change the machine name in top item and hit return.

Edit the niminfo file on the client in /etc.

More often than not this works but if it does not you will have to delete the original definition off the NIM server and recreate it.

smitty nim_mkclient

again make sure the correct hostname and IP address is in the /etc/hosts file.

Last edited by johnf; 03-15-2012 at 08:17 AM.. Reason: added detail

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