About this Manual
This manual provides an overview of the Switch-IB™/Switch-IB™ 2 series based InfiniBand CS7520 director switch and guidelines for its operation.
This manual is intended for users and system administrators responsible for installing and setting up the chassis platform. The manual assumes familiarity with the InfiniBand® architecture specification.
The documentation set accompanying the QSFP28 Chassis InfiniBand Switch platform includes the following:
Reference Documents and Websites
InfiniBand Architecture Specification, Vol. 1, Release 1.2.1
The InfiniBand Architecture Specification that is provided by IBTA
Switch Product Release Notes
For possible hardware issues see the switch support product page. This requires a customer support login. Look up the relevant Switch-IB™ based switch system/series release note file.
MLNX-OS® User Manual for VPI
This document contains information regarding configuring and managing Mellanox Technologies Switch-IB™ switch platforms listing all of the commands available through MLNX-OS with explanations and examples.
Dismantling user guides for Mellanox Technologies products organized by product category at http://www.mellanox.com/page/dismantling_procedures
Mellanox Part Numbering Legend
|A||Company name||M - Mellanox Technologies|
|BB||Switch system type||CS - Chassis|
MB - Management Board
SB - Switch-IB™ in leaf or spine module
|C||Data rate||7 - EDR InfiniBand|
|D||System type||5 - Director switch|
|EE||Number of ports||00 - 648 ports|
10 - 324 ports
20 - 216 ports
Throughout this manual, the name CS7520 and the terms chassis and switch are used to describe the 216-port QSFP28 InfiniBand switch system, unless explicitly indicated otherwise.
A list of the changes made to this document are provided in Document Revision History.