[torquedev] Bad UID for job execution MSG=root user root not allowed while submittng the job

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Sat Jan 24 03:56:06 MST 2009


----- "saju kandathil" <saju.kandathil at nokia.com> wrote:

> I am getting the following error what could be the problem .
> 
> CRITICAL - qsub output: ['qsub: Bad UID for job execution MSG=root
> user root not allowed\n']

Torque is trying to stop you shooting yourself in the foot,
it's not good security practice to do that sort of thing!

We do submit jobs that do things like reboot nodes, but
we use a special user who has sudo access for particular
commands instead.

cheers,
Chris
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