[torquedev] patch to add gssapi/krb5 support to Torque

Garrick Staples garrick at clusterresources.com
Fri Aug 11 14:34:18 MDT 2006

On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 10:49:40AM -0400, Alex Rolfe alleged:
> Attached is a patch against
> >> svn://www.clusterresources.com/torque/branches/gssapi

Committed to gssapi branch.

> that (should):
> - eliminate the dependence on the two cron jobs (one to keep tickets
> renewed for queued jobs and the other to get tickets for the scheduler)
> - tries GSSAPI authentication if enabled at compile time but then falls
> back to iff at runtime if no GSSAPI credentials are available

Excellent :)

> I believe that this leaves
>    1) getting credentials to sister moms when necessary
>    2) smarter credentials renewal (for both the server and mom) so that
>    transient failures are handled correctly
>    3) getting rid of the clientrenew script
>    4) generalizing the credential handling to allow other credential types 
> as the main issues brought up in previous emails that haven't been
> worked on yet.  I'm planning to work on #2 and perhaps #3 at some
> point.  I don't feel I know enough about Torque to handle #1.

I'll try to get some krb5 stuff setup on my end so I can start actually
playing with this code.

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