BDA/Exadata Multirack Switch Configuration Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
(Doc ID 2262707.1)
Last updated on JANUARY 09, 2022
Applies to:Big Data Appliance X5-2 Starter Rack - Version All Versions and later
BDA/Exadata multirack switch configuration FAQ.
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|Questions and Answers|
|What firmware versions can be used on BDA NM2-GW and NM2-36P switches?|
|Where should the subnet managers run in a groups of interconnected racks which includes BDA racks?|
|Should BDA be treated similarly to Exalogic for the purposes of IB cabling to Exadata?|
|On the BDA can the Subnet Manager (opensm) run on a BDA spine switch?|
|Does the Subnet Manager always need to run the same or newer firmware than the other switches in the IB fabric?|
|What is the best practice for IB switch patching of the BDA IB switches in a topology with multiple spine switches and multiple leaf switches which include at least one BDA?|
|What is summary of the best practices for BDA/Exadata multiracked switch configuration?|