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Starting version 8.9.03, BMC Server Automation is renamed to TrueSight Server Automation. This space contains information about BMC Server Automation 8.9.02 and previous versions. For TrueSight Server Automation 8.9.03 and later releases, see TrueSight Server Automation 8.9.

NIM scripts

NIM scripts are shell scripts that the NIM master runs on the client when the base operating system is finished being installed. You can use these scripts to customize the target machine's operating system before it reboots for the first time.

Do one of the following:

  • To define a new script, click Add .
  • To modify an existing script, select the script in the list and click Edit .

In the script dialog, provide information for the following options and click OK.

  • For Script Name, do one of the following:
    • Type the name of the script.
    • Type the name of a local property that contains a script name, enclosing the property name with double question marks.
    • Click Select Property to display a drop-down menu of available properties. Select the property that contains the script name.
  • For Verbose Level, use the drop-down menu to specify the verbose level of the script's output. Specify a level from 1 to 5, 1 being the least verbose and 5 being the most verbose. You can also select 0, which means that the verbose level is unspecified.
  • For Script Contents, do one of the following:
    • Type the contents of the script.
    • Type the name of a local property that contains a script, enclosing the property name with double question marks.
    • Click Select Property to display a drop-down menu of available properties. Select the property that contains the script.

proceed to the Control flow tab.

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