[torquedev] Adding munge to TORQUE

Ken Nielson knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Wed Aug 25 14:26:09 MDT 2010


On 08/25/2010 02:20 PM, Joshua Bernstein wrote:
>
> Ken Nielson wrote:
>    
>> On 08/25/2010 01:18 PM, Joshua Bernstein wrote:
>>      
>>> I all for it as well. Would it be a build time option or a runtime
>>> server option?
>>>
>>> -Josh
>>>
>>>
>>>        
>> I am intending to make it a build time option.
>>      
> Perhaps I can suggest a mechanism that allows it to be set as a server
> parameter. Something like:
>
> set server auth_method = builtin
> set server auth_method += munge
>
> Obviously the munge mechanism will only work if it can load in the
> library or something similar. This would make it much cleaner so that
> multiple authentication mechanisms can be used as a single time, much
> like the way standard authentication systems work in Linux and NSS.
>
> -Joshua Bernstein
> Penguin Computing
>    
Even though I said I intend to make this a build time option I would 
like it to be dynamically configurable. Set parameters are certainly one 
option.

Ken


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