Defining an image_data resource

You can use the following command-line syntax and attributes for defining an image_data resource.

The command line syntax for defining an image_data resource is:
nim -o define -t image_data -a Attribute=Value ... image_dataName

The following attributes are required for the resource:

Item Description
-a location=Value Specifies the full path name of the image_data resource file.
-a server=Value Specifies the name of the machine where the image_data resource file resides.

The following attributes are optional for the resource:

Item Description
-a comments=Value Describes the resource.
-a group=Value Specifies the name of a resource group to which this resource should be added.
-a verbose=Value Displays information for debugging. To show maximum detail, specify a value of 5.
-a source=Value Specifies an existing image_data resource to be replicated when defining a new resource. The file pointed to by the source resource will be copied to the new location.
-a nfs_versValue Specifies the NFS protocol version required for NFS access.
-a nfs_secValue Specifies the security method required for NFS access.