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Customizing Automated Installations With Manifests and Profiles

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Updated: November 2020

InfiniBand Host Channel Adapter Properties

The following section covers all of the properties and property groups that are part of the network/ib/ib-management service. An example of a system configuration file with these properties is given in the ibmgmtd(8) man page. These properties are all set at the instance level. You can use these properties to configure HCAs and VHCAs. Properties for the following classes are included:

Note -  Unlike Ethernet interfaces that are managed at the port level, InfiniBand interfaces are managed at the card level.

InfiniBand HCA and VHCA Properties

Any system configuration profile including the ibadm-type-hca property group type may include the following properties.

Table 16  InfiniBand HCA Properties
Single root I/O virtualization (SR-IOV) mode. Allowed values are on and off.
Maximum number of VHCAs.
Zone the HCA or VHCA is assigned to.

InfiniBand HCA and VHCA Partition Key Property

Any system configuration profile including the ibadm-type-port property group type should include the following pkeys property. The data type of this property is astring. This property should be used to define the InfiniBand partition keys.