To install dozens of LPARs using NIM, there is one thing you have to do for each one: manually choose the network boot device. An easy way to get around is to create a special LPAR profile for the installation with the only one network interface for booting and add the other ones after the installation. But there is also one beautiful HMC command: lpar_netboot .
This article shows, how to use the lpar_netboot command on an AIX LPAR called testaix with two or more network devices. One of the network adapter is connected to a management... [More]