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How to configure Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 36 and QDR InfiniBand Gateway Switches for ASR (Doc ID 1902710.1)

Last updated on JULY 09, 2021

Applies to:

SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
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 X4-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Exadata X3-2 Half Rack - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

ASR for Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 36 & QDR InfiniBand Gateway Switches

 

This document describes the process for setting up Automated Service Request (ASR) for both of the following products:

 

 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
 ASR for Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 36 & QDR InfiniBand Gateway Switches
Solution
 Verify Your Switch Information
 Upgrading your Firmware
 
Verify the Serial Number in the system
 If the Serial number appear correctly but ASR is not recognize a valid S/N, please re-build the servicetag.xml as follows:
 Logged in as root:
 
 Setting the Serial Number in the system (Internal-only section).
 IMPORTANT:  Once you have verified the Serial number is correct, the servicetag.xml file must be updated before proceeding with ASR:
 Logged in as root:
 
 Setting the Product Level Identity for Engineered Systems
 Activating ASR on the Infiniband Switch/Gateway
 Verify FW levels, Serial Number and ASRM
 
Set the Trap Destinations.
 Log in as root & start ILOM withthe spsh command on the switch or gateway.
 Go to the /SP/alertmgmt/rules location
 Find an Unused Rule
 Set the unused rule to point to the ASR Manager
 Activate the IB Switch on your ASR Manager.
 Confirm Activation.
 Send a "test" trap for final verification
 Contact the ASR Backline to assist in verification.
 Log in as root and start ILOM witht he spsh command on the switch or gateway.
 
 Activate a "test" procedure on the previously activated rule.
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