[torqueusers] pbs_mom no password entry for user

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Fri Aug 1 11:37:53 MDT 2008


On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 04:15:39PM -0400, Mary Ellen Fitzpatrick alleged:
> Hi,
> I have installed/configured torque-2.3.1 and maui-3.2.6p18 on my head 
> node, nona-man.   I thought I had everything configured correctly, but 
> apparantly not.
> 
> 
> When I submit a test job, I get the following error on compute node1003
> 07/31/2008 15:52:55;0008;   pbs_mom;Job;process_request;request type 
> CopyFiles from host nona-man allowed
> 07/31/2008 15:52:55;0008;   pbs_mom;Job;11.nona-man;attempting to copy 
> file 'nona-man:/home/mef/test3.out'
> 07/31/2008 15:52:55;0001;   pbs_mom;Svr;pbs_mom;Success (0) in 
> fork_to_user, cannot find user 'mef' in password file
> 07/31/2008 15:52:55;0080;   pbs_mom;Req;req_reject;Reject reply 
> code=15023(Bad UID for job execution REJHOST=node1003 MSG=cannot find 
> user 'mef' in password file), aux=0, type=CopyFiles, from 
> PBS_Server at nona-man
> 
> But I can run ypcat passwd on node1003 and the account mef is listed.  
> Not sure why I am getting that error.

The correct test to use is 'getent passwd mef'.  That will tell you if the
username is visible to the system passwd database.  'ypcat' just tests NIS.



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