How to Prepare an Infiniband Switch for Replacement
(Doc ID 1636229.1)
Last updated on MAY 28, 2021
Oracle SuperCluster Specific Software Sun Network QDR InfiniBand Gateway Switch - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases] Sun Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 36 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases] Exadata Database Machine V2 - Version All Versions and later Information in this document applies to any platform.
This document helps the user to prepare an Infiniband Switch for replacement and collect information required by Oracle Support / On-site team prior to Dispatch of a replacement IB Switch part.
- The document distribution is EXTERNAL since it needs to be shared with and used by the Customer-admin, as well as referenced by Partners, Field Engineers, and Oracle Support.
- Where Oracle Support has confirmed the need for an IB Switch replacement (whether that replacement will be performed by Customer-admin, Partner or Oracle Field Engineer), Customer-admin is requested to confirm by updating in MOS SR-notes that all the pre-check actions in this document have been completed - by copying/pasting the requested checklist(s) into the SR in MOS - prior to Oracle Dispatching the Part for replacement.
- Oracle Support will not Dispatch until these checks have been performed unless customer has given a clear statement acknowledging the risks of not performing these checks prior to replacement.
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