[torquedev] Java, DRMAA and pbs_iff

Jerry Smith jdsmit at sandia.gov
Tue Aug 12 14:15:42 MDT 2008

Torque denies root job submission.  Can you try this with a "normal" 
user account?


Felix, Victor wrote:
> Hi All,
> I've done a little work to get a Java DRMAA library going for Torque
> using JNI to wrap around the provided C libraries. However, when I try
> to run a test job I get the following error:
> pbs_iff: file not setuid root, likely misconfigured
> pbs_iff: cannot connect to master:15001 - fatal error, errno=13
> (Permission denied) cannot bind to reserved port in client_to_svr
> I've checked the pbs_iff file on the machine where the code ran and it
> is definitely setuid to root. Incidentally, if I execute
> `/usr/sbin/pbs_iff -t master 15001`, it exits 0 with no errors or
> warnings. If I run the DRMAA code as root I get a slightly different
> error:
> org.ggf.drmaa.AuthorizationException: pbs-drm: Bad UID for job execution
> Anyone have any idea what might be going on? Is there anyone interested
> in working on getting a Java DRMAA binding for Torque going? I think
> this would be great to have to expand the usage and flexibility of
> Torque...
> -Victor
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