Exalytics Release 2.0.0.1 Infiniband Diagnostics Tools Commands "ibhosts" and "ibswitches" Return Error: ".../usr/sbin/ibnetdiscover: iberror: failed: discover failed" (Doc ID 2243505.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Exalytics Software - Version 2.0.0.1.0 to 2.0.0.1.0 [Release 2.0]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On Exalytics 2.0.0.1.0 version, when attempting to run the infiniband diagnostics tools commands "ibhosts" and "ibswitches", the following error occurs:

src/query_smp.c:228; can't open UMAD port ((null):0)
/usr/sbin/ibnetdiscover: iberror: failed: discover failed

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Reimage or install Exalytics Release 2.0.0.1.0 on a bare metal server.
2. Attempt to run infiniband diagnostics tools commands "ibhosts," "ibping" or "ibswitches."
3. Receive error:

Cause

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