Appendix – UFM Multisite Portal Integration

NVIDIA UFM Enterprise User Manual v6.10.0

NVIDIA® Mellanox® UFM® Enterprise Multisite Portal consolidates fabric information from several UFM servers into one central console. This provides the fabric administrator with a central view of devices, alerts, congestion, and other fabric health and performance information across all sites.

In order to configure UFM to work with the multisite portal, the following parameters must be set in the main UFM configuration file: gv.cfg.

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[multisite] enabled = true #site name is mandatory when multisite is enabled site_name = server = 10.213.1.122 port = 443 protocol=https interval = 60 file=/opt/ufm/data/multisite/summary max_files=60

Parameter

Description

enabled

Enables multisite agent in UFM

site_name

User-defined name which will be presented in the multisite portal

server

IPv4 address of the multisite portal server

port

The port to connect to on the multisite portal server

protocol

The communication protocol to use to connect to the multisite portal.
The following options are available:

  • https (default)

  • http

  • file (to save multisite agent summary information locally)

interval

Determines frequency in which data is sent by the multisite agent (in seconds)

file

Location where local summary data of the multisite agent is maintained

max_files

Maximum number of files to maintain

In order to configure the username and password of the multisite portal server, users must enter the scripts folder and run the following script:

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cd /opt/ufm/scripts ./update_multisite_agent_creds.sh -u <USER> -p <PASSWORD>

For more options of configuring agent credentials, please run:

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./update_multisite_agent_creds.sh -h

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