[torqueusers] Kill Jobs that are submitted directly to the nodes

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Thu May 22 12:34:06 MDT 2008

On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 08:48:04PM -0400, Aditya Sinha alleged:
> Hello ,
> I was wondering if there is a setting in PBS / Torque where in if a user 
> submits jobs directly via ssh"ing" to the node it would be killed .
> I could not find anything in the manual for it . Though I am looking at 
> some of the university sites and they say that they do indeed stop users 
> from directly going to the nodes in the queue and submit jobs . Any help 
> in this matter would be greatly appreciated .

Torque includes a pam module that can be used to only allow users to ssh into a
node if they have a job running on that node.

Garrick Staples, GNU/Linux HPCC SysAdmin
University of Southern California

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