Cisco High-Performance Subnet Manager for InfiniBand Server Switches, Release 1.3
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Audience

Organization

Conventions

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines


Preface


This document is a guide to the Cisco High-Performance Subnet Manager application (HSM). This guide explains how to use the HSM and includes all HSM commands, categorized command usage type.

Audience

This guide is for administrators who install, configure, and manage Cisco equipment. This document assumes that administrators have prior network administration experience.

Organization

This guide is organized as follows:

Chapter
Title
Description

Chapter 1

Fundamentals of the Cisco High-Performance Subnet Manager

Describes the HSM and explains how to install and use the application.

Chapter 2

Administrative Commands

Describes the HSM general-use commands.

Chapter 3

Configure Commands

Describes the HSM configuration commands.

Chapter 4

Performance Management Commands

Describes the HSM performance monitoring commands.


Note Performance Monitoring-related commands appear in the Configure Commands chapter and the Show Commands chapter. For more details, see the Performance Management Commands chapter.


Chapter 5

Show Commands

Describes the HSM view commands.


Conventions

This document uses the following conventions:

Convention
Description

boldface font

Commands, command options, and keywords are in boldface. Bold text indicates elements or text that you must enter as it appears.

italic font

Arguments in commands for which you supply values are in italics. Italic font that is not used in commands indicates emphasis.

Menu1 > Menu2 > Item...

Series indicate a pop-up menu sequence to open a form or execute a desired function.

[   ]

Elements in square brackets are optional.

{x | y | z}

Alternative keywords are grouped in braces and separated by vertical bars. Braces can also be used to group keywords and/or argument, for example, {interface interface type}.

[x | y | z]

Optional alternative keywords are grouped in brackets and separated by vertical bars.

string

A nonquoted set of characters. Do not use quotation marks around the string because the string will include the quotation marks.

screen font

Terminal sessions and information the system displays are in screen font.

boldface screen font

Information you must enter is in boldface screen font.

screen font

Arguments for which you supply values are in italic screen font.

^

The symbol ^ represents the key labeled Control—for example, the key combination ^D in a screen display means hold down the Control key while you press the D key.

<   >

Nonprinting characters, such as passwords are in angle brackets.

[   ]

Default responses to system prompts are in square brackets.

!, #

An exclamation point (!) or a pound sign (#) at the beginning of a line of code indicates a comment line.


Notes use the following conventions:


Note Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the manual.


Cautions use the following conventions:


Caution Means reader be careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.

Related Documentation

The documentation set for the Cisco SFS product suite includes documentation for Cisco SFS 7000 series switches, Cisco SFS 3000 series switches, and Cisco Host Channel Adapters with host drivers.

To find a document for SFS 7000 series products, use the following URL: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6421/tsd_products_support_series_home.html.

To find a document for SFS 3000 series products, use the following URL: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6422/tsd_products_support_series_home.html.

To find a document for an SFS Host Channel Adapter (HCA) or host driver, use the following URL: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6428/tsd_products_support_eol_series_home.html.

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines

For information on obtaining documentation, obtaining support, providing documentation feedback, security guidelines, and also recommended aliases and general Cisco documents, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html