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

Last updated on AUGUST 09, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.6.3.180417 and later
Linux x86-64
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Virtual Server x86-64

Symptoms

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:

 

Changes

Exalogic rack has been recently upgraded to the latest PSU April 2018 (2.0.6.3.180417).  This patch includes latest Infiniband firmware version 2.2.9-3.

Cause

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