[torquedev] TORQUE PAM

Glen Beane glen.beane at gmail.com
Wed Aug 18 08:17:20 MDT 2010


On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 8:41 AM, Ken Nielson
<knielson at adaptivecomputing.com> wrote:
> I see that the PAM module for TORQUE is used to control access to compute nodes (the MOMs). A user must be root or have a running job in order to gain access to the node.
>
> What about the server? Are there other ways to authenticate users without using the rsh (ruserok in particular) on pbs_server? Is making pbs_server PAM aware something worth doing to allow users flexibility in setting up authentication?


Josh from Penguin Computing has a patch to get rid of ruserok, but
discussion of it kind of died off  - last I knew there were some
questions if it broke the qsub -u functionality.


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