InfiniBand OS Distributors

Mellanox InfiniBand drivers, software and tools are supported by major OS Vendors and Distributions Inbox and/or by Mellanox where noted. Mellanox software also supports all major processor architectures.

InfiniBand Support for Linux (Mellanox Package and Open Fabrics Alliance OFED support)
Distribution Source Versions that support*
Mellanox InfiniBand Adapters
Adapter Cards Supported Supported CPU Architecture Software Components
MLNX_OFED
v5.0-1.0.0.0
For the updated list, refer to the MLNX_OFED Release Notes ConnectX-6; ConnectX-5/ConnectX-5 Ex; ConnectX-4; ConnectX-3 Pro; ConnectX-3
x86_64, PPC64, PPC64, PPC64LE (Power8/Power9), Arm, RoCE support. Includes mlx4_ib, mlx4_core, mlx4_en, mlx5_ib, mlx5_core, IPoIB, SRP, Initiator, iSER, MVAPICH, Open MPI, ib-bonding driver with IPoIB interface.
Extra packages: ibutils2, ibdump, ibhbalinux, dcbx
OpenFabrics
OpenFabrics For OFED OpenFabrics releases, click here.

InfiniBand Support for Windows (Mellanox Package and Open Fabrics WinOF support)
Distribution Source Versions that support*
Mellanox InfiniBand Adapters
Adapter Cards Supported Supported CPU Architecture Software Components
WinOF-2 v2.40 For the updated list, refer to the WinOF-2 Release Notes ConnectX-6, BlueField, ConnectX-5 Ex/ ConnectX-5, ConnectX-4 x86_64 WinOF-2 v2.40 based: mlx5, ND, NDK, Eth
WinOF v5.50 Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012
[Beta] Windows Server 1803 (RS4)
Windows 10 Client (64 bit only)
[Beta] Windows 10 Client 1803 (RS4) (64 bit only)
Windows 8.1 Client (64 bit only)
ConnectX-3/ ConnectX-3 Pro x86_64 WinOF VPI v5.50 based: mlx4, IPoIB, ND, NDK, Eth
NOTE: For MLNX_WinOF older versions, click here and check the Archive versions in the download wizard.

Virtualization Support
Distribution Source Versions that support*
Mellanox InfiniBand Adapters
Adapter Cards Supported Supported CPU Architecture Software Components
MLNX_OFED VMware ESX/ESXi 6.x ConnectX-3/ConnectX-3 Pro x86_64 OFED 2.4.0 base Driver (mlx_compat, mlx4_core, mlx4_ib, ib_core, ib_sa, ib_mad, ib_ipoib, mlx4_en), IPoIB
NOTE: For VMware older versions, click here and check the Archive tab.


OS Inbox Support for Linux Distributions
Distribution Source Versions that support*
Mellanox InfiniBand Adapters
Adapter Cards Supported Supported CPU Architecture
RedHat RHEL 7.5 ALT ConnectX-5
ConnectX-4
ConnectX-3 Pro
ConnectX-3
ConnectX-2
Connect-IB
x86_64, x86, ppc64, ppcle
RHEL 7.5 ConnectX-5
ConnectX-4
ConnectX-3 Pro
ConnectX-3
ConnectX-2
Connect-IB
x86_64, x86, ppc64, ppcle
RHEL 7.4 ALT ConnectX-5 EN
ConnectX-4
ConnectX-3 Pro
ConnectX-3
ConnectX-2
Connect-IB
x86_64, x86, ppc64, ppcle
RHEL 7.4 ConnectX-5 EN
ConnectX-4
ConnectX-3 Pro
ConnectX-3
ConnectX-2
Connect-IB
x86_64, x86, ppc64, ppcle
RHEL 7.3 ConnectX-4
ConnectX-3 Pro
ConnectX-3
ConnectX-2
Connect-IB
x86_64, x86, ppc64, ppcle
RHEL 6.9 ConnectX-4
ConnectX-3 Pro
ConnectX-3
ConnectX-2
Connect-IB
x86_64, x86, ppc64
RHEL 6.8 ConnectX-4
ConnectX-3 Pro
ConnectX-3
ConnectX-2
Connect-IB
x86_64, x86, ppc64
SuSE SLES 12 SP3 ConnectX-4
ConnectX-3 Pro
ConnectX-3
ConnectX-2
Connect-IB
x86_64, x86, ppc64
SLES 12 SP2 ConnectX-4
ConnectX-3 Pro
ConnectX-3
ConnectX-2
Connect-IB
x86_64, x86, ppc64
SLES 11 SP4 ConnectX-3 Pro
ConnectX-3
ConnectX-2
Connect-IB
x86_64, x86, ia64, ppc64
Ubuntu Ubuntu 18.04 ConnectX-5 EN
ConnectX-4
ConnectX-3 Pro
ConnectX-3
ConnectX-2
Connect-IB
x86_64, x86, ppc64
Ubuntu 17.10 ConnectX-5 EN
ConnectX-4
ConnectX-3 Pro
ConnectX-3
ConnectX-2
Connect-IB
x86_64, x86, ppc64
Ubuntu 17.04 ConnectX-5 EN
ConnectX-4
ConnectX-3 Pro
ConnectX-3
ConnectX-2
Connect-IB
x86_64, x86, ppc64
Ubuntu 16.10 ConnectX-4
ConnectX-3 Pro
ConnectX-3
ConnectX-2
Connect-IB
x86_64, x86, ppc64
Ubuntu 16.04 (LTS) ConnectX-4
ConnectX-3 Pro
ConnectX-3
ConnectX-2
Connect-IB
x86_64, x86, ppc64; aarch64
Ubuntu 14.04 ConnectX-3 Pro
ConnectX-3
ConnectX-2
Connect-IB
x86_64, x86, ppc64; aarch64
Other OS Support (Mellanox InfiniBand)
Distribution Source Versions that support* Mellanox InfiniBand Adapters Adapter Cards Supported Supported CPU Architecture Software Components
Solaris * Solaris 10 InfiniHost III Ex adapters with memory, ConnectX Family x86_64, x86 IPoIB, MPI (MVAPICH2), uDPL, SRP, x86 Boot over SRP, RDS and SDP
HPUX HPUX 11i v2, 11i v3 InfiniHost III Ex; InfiniHost III Lx x86_64, x86 IPoIB, HP-MPI, IT-API
IBM AIX AIX 5.3 Cisco 1X IB adapter for IBM Blade Center x86_64, x86 MPI, IPoIB and RDS
SBS Technologies/Metromatics Add on package for Wind River VxWorks Memory-based PCI-X InfiniHost III Ex adapters   IPoIB, SDP, SRP Initiator and Target

*  OEM support
** Supported by Oracle

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