[gold-users] Esoteric question

Hazlewood, Victor Gene vhazlewo at utk.edu
Thu Jan 28 07:25:56 MST 2010

Thanks for the tip!  I now see the Role information in the Gold


-----Original Message-----
From: Scott Jackson [mailto:scottmo at adaptivecomputing.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 27, 2010 5:46 PM
To: Hazlewood, Victor Gene (Victor)
Cc: gold-users at supercluster.org
Subject: Re: [gold-users] Esoteric question

Hazlewood, Victor Gene (Victor) wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to allow a different user besides gold to execute a specific 
> goldsh command. Is this possible? I have created my own table called 
> Nname in Gold and I want to allow user victor2 on a client host to use

> goldsh to update this table with this command
> victor2 at client1% goldsh Nname Create Uname=bob
> goldsh is owned by victor2 not gold user. When I run the command I get

> this error:
> victor2 at client11$ goldsh Nname Create Uname=bob
> victor2 is not authorized to perform this function (Nname Create)
gold> Role Create Name=NnameAdmin
gold> RoleAction Create Role=NnameAdmin Object=NName Name=ANY
gold> RoleUser Create Role=NnameAdmin Name=victor2
gold> quit

> How do I enable victor2 to create this entry? Do I add a 'victor2' 
> role to postgres (my underlying Gold database) with access to write 
> this table or is there a gold command to authorize a user to update?
> Thanks for any info you guys can provide
> Best Regards,
> -Victor
> Victor Hazlewood, CISSP
> Senior HPC Systems Analyst
> National Institute for Computational Science
> University of Tennessee
> http://www.nics.tennessee.edu/ <http://www.nics.utk.edu/>
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