NIM is just great. Having one installation repository instead of locally distributed installation packages lost somewhere in /tmp is exactly what I expect from a "manager". It works perfectly for lpp bundled products e.g. AIX, PowerHA, GPFS, etc. But what about other products like DB2, many tivoli products e.g. Tivoli Directory Server, WebSphere, dscli? It is doable.
What I want
To have an lpp_source object with WAS
Be able to access the lpp_source from a client
Let a WAS guy install WAS without making any mess (copying... [More]