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Network config - AIX

The Network Configuration tab lets you provide networking information for a server.

Field definitions

Use an existing network object. Leave unchecked to use find_net

To use an existing network object, check this option. The enter and the object's name in the Network object name field or click Browse  to select an object.
To use the NIM find_net keyword to find the target machine you want to provision, leave Use an existing network object check box unchecked, and leave the Network object name field blank. If you do these two things, NIM uses information you provide in other fields on this panel to find the target on the network.

Network Type

(For use with the find_net keyword.) Specify a network type.

Subnet Mask

(For use with the find_net keyword.) Enter a subnet mask number, which is used to identify which segment of the network the server is on.

Network Name

(Optional) The name to use for a network object you define, if NIM is not able to match the NIM device to an existing network.

Client Gateway

(Optional) The IP address or host name of the default gateway that the target machine uses to communicate with the NIM master.

Master Gateway

(Optional) The IP address or host name of the default gateway used by the NIM master to communicate with clients on other subnets.

Network Adapter Name

The logical device name of the network adapter in the target machine you plan to provision.

DNS IP Address

The IP address of the DNS server that the target machine uses.

Domain Name

The default domain to use when looking for machines via a host name, and the host name is not fully qualified.

Client IP Address

(Optional) The NIM client IP address to use to restart logical partitions (LPARs) created in a virtual guest job.

You can specify either an explicit IP address or a property-based parameter (for example, ??CLIENT_IP_ADDRESS??).

Proceed to the Agent install first boot script - AIX tab.

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