Server Clustering

Infiniband Switch

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Infiniband Switch

i have hp 4x DDR Gen 2 infiniband switch,
can we use this switch for RHEL cluster without first configure it using openSM.

anyway i have no idea what is actually to configure using openSM.

if someone ever configure this switch using openSM,please share some info

Occasional Advisor

Re: Infiniband Switch

Hello -


A subnet manager is required to manage and control an InfiniBand fabric.


OpenSM is a host-based subnet manager that runs on a server connected to the InfiniBand fabric. Mellanox OFED software stack includes OpenSM for Linux.


See this DOC Chapter 10.

**Although I am an HP employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP.**