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InfiniBand Network Architecture by MindShare, Inc., Tom Shanley

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QP Context Defines QP's Operational Characteristics

Refer to Figure 3-1 on this page. Before a QP can be used to send and/or receive messages with a QP of the same type in another CA, software creates the QP and supplies it with the basic operational characteristics that it will use to send and receive messages with its companion QP in the remote CA. In this example, the QP Context of each of the two companion QPs have been programmed (when the QP was setup by software) with the information described in the subsections that follow. The QP Context items described in the following subsections assume that the QP type is Reliable Connected (RC).

Figure 3-1. QP Context

Local Port Number

The local CA port number through which the QP will send and receive ...

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