[torqueusers] job submission from remote hosts

Prakash Velayutham velayups at email.uc.edu
Thu Apr 13 09:59:04 MDT 2006

Neelesh Arora wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a question regarding the default behavior of acl_host_enable 
> and acl_hosts parameters in torque server and queue config. According 
> to the manuals, default value of acl_host_enable is false, which 
> allows all remote hosts to submit jobs to the server. But this isn't 
> working.
> We have torque-2.0.0p2 and without changing the default values of 
> these parameters, a remote host (with pbs client commands only) fails 
> to submit jobs to our main pbs_server. The error returned is "qsub: 
> Bad UID for job execution". The passwd file entries are the same on 
> these two machines, so the UID does match.
> Am I missing something here?
> There are references to the ALLOWCOMPUTEHOSTSUBMIT and SUBMITHOSTS 
> parameters in the torque.cfg file, at other places on this forum. Are 
> these torque.cfg entries required, even with the above mentioned pbs 
> configs? What's the relation between these two sets of config parameters?
> Thanks.
> -Neel 
You are not trying to submit job as root, are you? That is not allowed. 
Also you will need to create a .rhosts file on the pbs_server machine as 
Torque does not check for UID match. My 2 cents.


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