[torqueusers] NFS installed Torque/PBS ... security issues ...

Garrick Staples garrick at clusterresources.com
Wed Sep 27 18:05:55 MDT 2006


On Wed, Sep 27, 2006 at 04:19:55PM -0700, Martin Siegert alleged:
> On Wed, Sep 27, 2006 at 04:04:23PM -0700, Garrick Staples wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 27, 2006 at 03:49:59PM -0700, Martin Siegert alleged:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > you do not really need the no_root_squash option.
> > > Just run
> > > chmod og+rx <prefix>/sbin/pbs_mom
> > > after running "make install" on the NFS server.
> > > (and no, I do not know why it isn't installed with those permissions
> > > in the first place).
> > 
> > You still need root privs for pbs_iff.
> 
> Hmm. I thought pbs_iff is 4755 by default.

It is, but won't root squash break setuid apps over NFS?

I don't like running daemons and TORQUE over NFS anyways.  NFS is too
unreliable.  Do you really want your entire cluster melting down
because one NFS server has a hiccup?



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