[torqueusers] qsub: Bad UID for job execution

Steve Traylen s.traylen at rl.ac.uk
Thu Mar 30 16:09:08 MST 2006

On Thu, Mar 30, 2006 at 05:29:57PM -0500 or thereabouts, Doug Renfrew wrote:
> Hi Gang,
> I am having trouble setting things up so that users can submit jobs
> from the compute hosts. I have a pretty simple setup. Machine 1 is
> acting as the PBS server, the NFS server, and the NIS server. Machine
> 2-16 are acting as PBS clients, NFS clients, and NIS clients. In the
> torque.cfg file on the PBS server I have set ALLOWCOMPUTEHOSTSUBMIT
> true. Users can log in to any of the machines and use qstat, qmgr,
> pbsnodes, etc but qsub fails with the error below.
> qsub: Bad UID for job execution

Hi Doug,

 A well known I am sure you are pleased to here.

 Add you pbs clients as /etc/hosts.equiv on your pbs_server 
 host or use the newer 


 as defined here.

> Users can submit jobs from machine 1 but not from machines 2-16. Since
> we are using NIS the user ids are the same no matter which machine the
> user is logged into. Can anyone give me any advice on how to figure
> out what is going on.
> Doug
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> ---------------------------------------------
> P. Douglas Renfrew
> Graduate Student
> Molecular and Cellular Biophysics Program
> Dept. Biochemistry and Biophysics
> Unv. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Steve Traylen
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