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Primary Note For Exalogic Infiniband Switch Replacement – Overview and guide to key articles (Doc ID 2223662.1)

Last updated on JUNE 10, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version and later
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X3-2 Quarter Rack - Version X3 to X3 [Release X3]
Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud X2-2 Full Rack
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X4-2 Hardware
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X4-2 Half Rack
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Linux x86-64
Oracle Virtual Server x86-64


This is Primary Note which has Overview and guide to key documents used in Exalogic Infiniband Switch Replacement 


Replacement of Sun/Oracle Infiniband Switch (NM2-GW & 36p) in Exalogic Engineered System.


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In this Document
 A. Preparation of Exalogic Infiniband Switches for replacement - IB Fabric Validation, Pre-checks & Backup
 <Note 2211261.1>: How to Prepare an Exalogic Infiniband (IB) Fabric for Planned Outage of an IB Switch
 <Note 2218443.1>: How to Prepare an Exalogic Infiniband Switch for Replacement (Pre-checks & Backup) 
 B. Physical Replacement of Switch by On-site Field team
 <Note 1383773.1>: How to Replace a Failed Sun Network QDR InfiniBand Gateway Switch
 <Note 1341658.1>: How to Replace a Failed Sun Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 36
 C. Follow-up action for restoring the Exalogic Infiniband Switch configuration
 <Note 2218689.1>: Exalogic Infiniband Switch Replacement - Follow-up Actions (Restoration)

<Note 2482924.1>:Exalogic: How To Restore Infiniband Switch Configuration After Switch Replacement In Exalogic Racks Running with January 2018 PSU

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