How to run NIM VM Security Updates

The NIM updates typically handle all core applications updates required to keep NIM up to date.  However OS security updates are continually made available by the Ubuntu community.  If your NIM VM is online you can run the security updates with the following command...

How to run apache as an alternate user

NIM uses Apache as it’s web server to deliver content to browsers as well as interact with project servers. In some studio environments there may be a need to run the apache service as a different user with unique access permissions.  This user will require...

Back Up the NIM VM and Database

There are several approaches you can take to backup you NIM data.  The first is to take regular snapshots of the NIM VM using your VM host application.  This will capture all changes and provide a rollback state for your entire VM. The second option is to backup the...

Enabling Windows to recognize symbolic links

NIM uses symbolic links to manage the publishing of versionless files. Linux and OS X support symbolic links natively.  However, when using Windows based workstations there may be a need to enable the OS to recognize symbolic links. Before you can fully use symbolic...