[torquedev] Proposed Patch
knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Wed Mar 17 08:05:26 MDT 2010
Do you know where that patch ended up?
Joshua Bernstein wrote:
> Douglas Wightman wrote:
>> We need this for sites where both pbs_server and moab run on a node where
>> there are no local users: you cannot su to another user because the users do
>> not exist. On these systems Moab needs a way to submit jobs to Torque on
>> behalf of a user that has been verified elsewhere.
> I feel like this is a bit of a hack though, though maybe I don't understand the
> entire issue.
> I submitted a patch a long while back, that updates TORQUE's authentication
> system to remove that silly ruserok() stuff to instead to getents. This way
> TORQUE (or even Moab), can run on a system without local user accounts, setup
> against say LDAP, and allows jobs to be submitted. Seems like this is a better
> solution for the proposed use case.
> -Joshua Bernstein
> Penguin Computing
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