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Downloading the MLNX IB Package

To download the latest packages, go to: InfiniBand Management and Monitoring Tools page.

Verifying the RPM Signature

  1. Download and install NVIDIA’s GPG-KEY for IB Management package:
    The key can be downloaded via the following link:

    $ wget
  2. Install the key:

    $ sudo rpm --import RPM-GPG-KEY-MLNX-IB-MGMT.key
  3. Check that the key was successfully imported.

    $ sudo rpm -q gpg-pubkey --qf '%{NAME}-%{VERSION}-%{RELEASE}\t%{SUMMARY}\n' | grep "Nvidia"  
    gpg-pubkey-a39d9d13-611375c6"    gpg(Nvidia <>)
  4. Check the signature.

    $ rpm --checksig mlnx_ib_mgmt-<version>.el8.x86_64.rpm
    mlnx_ib_mgmt-<version>.el8.x86_64.rpm: rsa sha1 (md5) pgp md5 OK

Installing MLNX IB Management

  • To install MLNX IB Management package: 

    $ sudo rpm --install <RPM file>

    All package files are installed in /opt/mellanox/ib_mgmt/.

Removing MLNX IB Management

  • To remove MLNX IB Management package: 

    $ sudo rpm --erase mlnx_ib_mgmt

Upgrading MLNX IB Management

To upgrade MLNX IB Management package, you must remove all installed package and afterwards install the new package.