×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Jobs

Setting up NIM for different networks

Setting up NIM for different networks

Setting up NIM for different networks

(OP)
oHi,

I am struggling setting up a NIM master to serve hosts on a network that is not directly accessible through the "master"-s default interface. I now that I need to set up network definitions and maybe NIM routes, but got confused.

The master has 2 interfaces:
* en0 holding the address which is belonging to its hostname, therefore the AIX default gateway is using that interface (let's call this Network-master1)
* en1 holding IP address from another network. Hosts from this network are enabled to communicate with hosts from my target network, but that communication needs a static route to be set up in the OS - as the default gw routes in a wrong direction. (Let's cal this Network-master2)

And there is another network, holding the to-be-clients - Let's call this Network-client

Every object is served from the master. If I understand correctly, I only need NIM routes is some objects are served from different nodes, thus I would not need this. Is that right?

I tried to set up a second install interface for the master, but as it is part of Network-master2 and not Network-client, I was unable to make NIM to set bootp server address to its second interface IP. It always put "sa=IP.ON.FIRST.INTERFACE" and therefore the client is unable to get its boot package.

Now I am stuck. Can you please help me?

Best regards,
--Trifo

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close