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Optional bos_inst attributes

The Optional bos_inst Attributes tab lets you specify additional bos_inst attribute/value pairs, which are passed on to the nim -o bos_inst operation.

The nim -o bos_inst operation lets you specify attributes to customize the operating system installation.

The Optional Bos_inst Attributes tab has two sections:

  • Bosinst attributes — Lists the attributes specified by the system package type on which your system package is based.
  • Other optional attributes — Lists the bos_inst attributes to add to the nim -o bos_inst operation. Use this section to further customize the installation by adding or editing attributes. For example, to execute a custom script on the target machine after installation, add the script attribute with a value that is the name of the script.

To add or edit attribute/value pairs, do one of the following:

  • To define a new attribute/value pair, click .
  • To modify an existing attribute/value pair, select the pair in the list and click .

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

  • For Bosinst attribute name, do one of the following:
    • Type the name of the attribute.
    • Type the name of a local property that contains an attribute 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 attribute name from the list.
  • For Value, do one of the following:
    • Type the value.
    • Type the name of a local property that contains a value, enclosing the property name with double question marks.
    • To display a drop-down menu of available properties, click Select Property. Select the property that contains the value from the list.

Proceed to the Pre-machine definition scripts tab.

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