[torqueusers] Not able to build torque with pam support.

Gabe Turner gabe at msi.umn.edu
Thu Feb 25 12:12:56 MST 2010


On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 12:13:09PM -0600, Sabuj Pattanayek wrote:
> Most linux variants have pam_access enabled so for example on centos
> we just put in /etc/security/access.conf on the compute nodes:
> 
> + : admin : ALL
> - : ALL : ALL
> 
> Only people in the admin group can login interactively. This doesn't
> seem to interfere with pbs_mom starting jobs on the nodes.

I believe this would break MPI implementations that use ssh to spawn
processes (sadly, few can use PBS TM, including those that OSC mpiexec
supports).

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Gabe Turner                                             gabe at msi.umn.edu
HPC Systems Administrator,
University of Minnesota
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