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Old 01-21-2015
IBM How to know NIM name from NIM client?


I was playing around with NIM in my environment & had a quick question in mind which I didn't/couldn't find answer to, which is -- how to find the name of the NIM server sitting on the NIM client?

All leads to the answer would be much appreciated, many thanks!

-- Souvik
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Old 01-21-2015
Originally Posted by thisissouvik
how to find the name of the NIM server sitting on the NIM client?
Without the NIM client package being configured: you can't.

When the NIM client is configured as the client you can grep the file /etc/niminfo for the entry "NIM_MASTER_HOSTNAME" like this:

root@nimclient # grep NIM_MASTER_HOSTNAME /etc/niminfo

Just view the file on a configured NIM client to get the whole picture, it is in plain text.

I hope this helps.

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Old 01-24-2015

Hello Bakunin,

Your suggestion worked absolutely fantastic, many thanks!
Well, have you got your eigenvalue yet? Smilie

-- Souvik

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