How to display and/or change Infiniband Node name (Doc ID 1480121.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Sun Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 36 - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Exadata X3-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
On any node of an infiniband network, the following command displays the name of all the nodes:
#ibnodes

Here is an example:
# ibnodes
Ca : 0x0021280001a0a85c ports 2 "x4170-sin06-c"
Ca : 0x0021280001a0a79c ports 2 "x4170-sin06-d HCA-1"
Ca : 0x00212856cbe2c000 ports 2 "SUN IB QDR GW switch localhost 10.186.85.157 Bridge 0"
Ca : 0x00212856cbe2c040 ports 2 "SUN IB QDR GW switch localhost 10.186.85.157 Bridge 1"
Switch : 0x00212856cbe2c0a0 ports 36 "SUN IB QDR GW switch localhost 10.186.85.157" enhanced port 0 lid 1 lmc 0

The field within "" is the name of that node. This document shows how these names can be changed.

Goal

 How to know  and/or change the infiniband node name of a node ?

Solution

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