NVIDIA UFM-SDN Appliance Hardware User Manual Gen 2.5


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About This Document

This document describes the installation and basic use of the UFM-SDN (Unified Fabric Manager for Software Defined Networks) Appliance.


Relevant Models

UFM-SDN Appliance version: 2.5



Legacy OPN






Intended Audience

This manual is intended for software and hardware engineers, users and system administrators responsible for fabrics management.

The manual assumes familiarity with the InfiniBand Architecture Specification and with the Ethernet specification.

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Related Documentation

Additional Documentation available from Mellanox:

Reference Documents and Web Sites

Document Name


InfiniBand Architecture Specification, Vol. 1, Release 1.2.1

The InfiniBand Architecture Specification that is provided by IBTA.

Quick Start Guide (QSG)

This document contains information regarding setting up and configuring the UFM-SDN Appliance.

UFM User Manual

This document contains information regarding the use of UFM software.

Remote Management User Manual

This document contains information regarding Mellanox Technologies' remote management for the UFM®-SDN Appliance.

All of these documents can be found on the Mellanox Website. They are available either through the product pages or through the support page with a login and password.

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