WinOF VPI Package Contents
The Mellanox WinOF driver package contains the following components:
Core and ULPs:
IB HCA low-level drivers (mlx4)
Ethernet driver (ETH)
IP over InfiniBand (IPoIB)
Network Direct (ND)
Network Direct Kernel (NDK) Provider Interface
MUX driver for IPoIB and Client OSes
OpenSM: InfiniBand Subnet Manager is provided as a sample code. The sample code is intended to allow users to test or bring-up the InfiniBand fabric without a management console / switch (to get started).
For cluster production environments, Mellanox's recommendation is to use a Managed Switch or the UFM-SDN Appliance.
Low level performance tools
InfiniBand Diagnostics tools
CIM, PowerShell, and WMI support (Supported in Windows Server 2012 and above, and Windows Client 8.1 and above.)
Software Development Kit (SDK)