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HANDLE CLIENT INSTALL ON THE NIM MASTER

quick fast way : SMIT NIM_BOSINST
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|                    Select a TARGET for the operation                     |
|                                                                          |
| Move cursor to desired item and press Enter.                             |
|                                                                          |
|   tsm6     machines       standalone                                     |
|   vio_mars     machines       standalone                                     |
|   vio_saturn     machines       standalone                                     |
|                                                                          |
| F1=Help                 F2=Refresh              F3=Cancel                |
| F8=Image                F10=Exit                Enter=Do                 |
| /=Find                  n=Find Next                                      |
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next

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|                       Select the installation TYPE                       |
|                                                                          |
| Move cursor to desired item and press Enter.                             |
|                                                                          |
|   rte – Install from installation images                                 |
|   mksysb – Install from a mksysb                                         |
|   spot – Install a copy of a SPOT resource                               |
|                                                                          |
| F1=Help                 F2=Refresh              F3=Cancel                |
| F8=Image                F10=Exit                Enter=Do                 |
| /=Find                  n=Find Next                                      |
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the next windows we choose lpp_source and spot resource

here is the result:

Install the Base Operating System on Standalone Clients

Type or select values in entry fields.
Press Enter AFTER making all desired changes.

[TOP]                                                   [Entry Fields]
* Installation Target                                 tsm6
* Installation TYPE                                   rte
* SPOT                                                spot_6107
LPP_SOURCE                                         [lpp_aix6107]                                                                      +
MKSYSB

BOSINST_DATA to use during installation            []                                                                                 +
IMAGE_DATA to use during installation              []                                                                                 +
RESOLV_CONF to use for network configuration       []                                                                                 +
Customization SCRIPT to run after installation     []                                                                                 +
Customization FB Script to run at first reboot     []                                                                                 +
ACCEPT new license agreements?                   [yes]                                                                              +
Remain NIM client after install?                   [yes]                                                                              +
PRESERVE NIM definitions for resources on          [yes]                                                                              +
this target?

FORCE PUSH the installation?                       [no]                                                                               +

Initiate reboot and installation now?              [no]                                                                              +
-OR-
Set bootlist for installation at the               [no]                                                                               +
next reboot?

Additional BUNDLES to install                      []                                                                                 +
-OR-
Additional FILESETS to install                     []                                                                                 +
(bundles will be ignored)

After we press enter key start setup of our NIM master for RTE install of the client system.

we can control on the nim master /etc/bootptab    , we have to see new entry

# tail -1 /etc/bootptab
tsm6:bf=/tftpboot/tsm6:ip=192.168.178.91:ht=ethernet:sa=192.168.178.92:sm=255.255.255.128:

# ls -l /tftpboot
total 71312
lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     system           14 Oct 26 15:41 167.229.249.91 -> /tftpboot/tsm6
lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     system           14 Oct 26 15:41 167.229.249.91.boot -> /tftpboot/tsm6
lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     system           19 Oct 26 15:41 167.229.249.91.info -> /tftpboot/tsm6.info
lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     system           24 Oct 26 15:41 167.229.249.91.iplrecord -> /tftpboot/tsm6.iplrecord
-rw-r–r–    1 root     system     18874368 Oct 19 15:03 spot_6107.chrp.64.ent
-rw-r–r–    1 root     system          512 Oct 19 15:03 spot_6107.iplrecord.ent
-rw-r–r–    1 root     system     18874368 Feb 17 2012  spot_vio.chrp.64.ent
-rw-r–r–    1 root     system          512 Feb 17 2012  spot_vio.iplrecord.ent
lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     system           31 Oct 26 15:41 tsm6 -> /tftpboot/spot_6107.chrp.64.ent
-rw-r–r–    1 root     system         1113 Oct 26 15:41 tsm6.info
lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     system           33 Oct 26 15:41 tsm6.iplrecord -> /tftpboot/spot_6107.iplrecord.ent
root@nim01:/root

# showmount -e
export list for nim01:
/nim                            tsm6
/export/nim/scripts/tsm6.script tsm6
root@nim01:/root

After that we initiate a manual AIX RTE install

we go  HCM-> activate LPAR-> choose 2)SETUP REMOTE IPL on the SMS Main Menu

set IP parameters-> select boot options -> select NETWORK-> select Network Service-> select BOOTP

after all that select NORMAL MODE BOOT . We can see sometimes later on Screen “Welcome to the Base Operating System Installation and Maintenance”

Select “change/show Installation settings and Install” –> we choose New and Complete Overwrite….

that is it.