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How to add an additional private InfiniBand network to a BDA cluster (Doc ID 2353827.1)

Last updated on MARCH 27, 2018

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.4.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Purpose


These instructions can be used to configure additional private InfiniBand networks on a BDA cluster .

The steps do not require an outage unless on BDA V4.7-4.9 with the default installed kernel. See the "Known Issues" section for more details.

Scope

Anyone wanting to configure additional private InfiniBand networks on a BDA to communicate with other clusters or racks on the InfiniBand network.

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 Overview
 Background
 Important Considerations
 Known Issues
 Frequently Asked Questions
 Prerequisites
 Prerequisites for Patching bdanetworktool
 Prerequisites for New Private Network Interfaces
 Prerequisites for Initial bda rpm and IP Configuration
 Prerequisites for network.json or cluster-network.json
 Download and Install the bda 4.10.0-4 rpm
 Modify the network.json or cluster-network.json to Provide Extra Private Network Interface
 Modify /opt/oracle/bda/network.json
 Make the Modifications
 Verify the Modifications
 Copy the Updated network.json to All Rack Nodes
 Modify /opt/oracle/bda/cluster-network.json
 Make the Modifications
 Verify the Modifications
 Copy the Updated cluster-network.json to All Cluster Nodes
 Configure the Extra Private Network Interface
 Add the New hostname Information on /etc/hosts.
 Post Configuration Verifications
 Revert to the Original rpm
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