Release Notes

NVIDIA UFM-SDN Appliance User Manual v4.9.0

NVIDIA® UFM® is a powerful platform for managing InfiniBand scale-out computing environments. UFM enables data center operators to efficiently monitor and operate the entire fabric, boost application performance and maximize fabric resource utilization.NVIDIA® UFM®-SDN Appliance is a powerful platform for managing InfiniBand scale-out computing environments. UFM enables data center operators to efficiently monitor and operate the entire fabric, boost application performance and maximize fabric resource utilization.

UFM provides a central management console, including the following main features:UFM-SDN Appliance provides a central management console, including the following main features:

  • Fabric dashboard including congestion detection and analysis

  • Advanced real-time health and performance monitoring

  • Fabric health reports

  • Threshold-based alerts

  • Fabric segmentation/isolation

  • Quality of Service (QoS)

  • Routing optimizations

  • Central device management

  • Task automation

  • Logging

  • High availability

  • Daily report: Statistical information of the fabric during the last 24 hours

  • Event management

  • Switch auto-provisioning

  • UFM-SDN Appliance in-service software upgrade

  • Fabric validation tests

  • Client certificate authentication

  • IPv6 on management ports

Important

Prior to installation, please verify that all prerequisites are met. Please refer to System Requirements.

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