[Mauiusers] diagnose shows non-existant groups

Kaizaad Bilimorya kaizaad at sharcnet.ca
Wed Nov 12 14:37:45 MST 2008

I'd check to see if the "nscd" service is running. If so, try restarting 


On Wed, 12 Nov 2008, Nicholas Geraedts wrote:

> We recently did some cleanup on the groups on our compute cluster. All of
> the users have been consolidated into three groups. However, diagnose with
> the -f and -g options both still show the non-existant groups. They are not
> defined in /etc/group nor are they recognized by the systems. Restarting
> maui and torque on the job submission server seems to have no effect. There
> are even groups being identified by their old gid!
> Is there some sort of cache that maui keeps of the users and groups that are
> active? Do I need to restart torque on each of the compute nodes?
> Thanks in advance.
> Cheers,
> -Nick

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