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Exalogic - Exapasswd Command Fails To change Infiniband Switches Root Passwords After Applying April 2018 (Doc ID 2415840.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version to
Linux x86-64
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Virtual Server x86-64


The "exapasswd" utility included in the Exalogic Lifecycle Toolkit, version 1.0.2 (build 11496) and later (including build 11964), will fail when trying to change the Infiniband Switches credentials.  The issue occurs after the April 2018 PSU is applied, which includes Infiniband firmware version 2.2.9-3. This issue can happen on April 2018 or later PSUs.

The command that is run is as follows, note that any variation of this command might also result in the same issue:



Exalogic rack has been recently upgraded to the latest PSU April 2018 (  This patch includes latest Infiniband firmware version 2.2.9-3.


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