[torqueusers] how is the torque renewal scripts supposed to work?

Andreas Davour davour at pdc.kth.se
Mon Jul 12 08:41:32 MDT 2010

On Monday, July 12, 2010 16:06:33 Alex Rolfe wrote:
> Andreas Davour <davour at pdc.kth.se> writes:
> > That was more than I manage to digest in one go.
> > 
> > Let me see if I got this right.
> > 
> > The pbs_server and the pbs_mom need to be started with credentials. This
> > means I have to start them both (for the mom on every node) with this
> > invocation?
> > 
> > $KINIT  -k -t $KEYTAB  $PRINCIPAL pbs_server|pbs_mom
> > 
> > and then do the same for maui and make sure they all are started in an
> > environment where KRB5CCNAME point to the same cache, or at least a cache
> > containing the same tickets?
> No, the server and the moms do not need to be started with valid
> tickets; they'll get tickets as needed as long as your kerberos
> configuration is setup such that a call to gss_acquire_cred() works (see
> pbsgss_server_acquire_creds in src/lib/Libifl/pbsgss.c; I think this is
> the equivalent to "kinit -k" from the command line).

Good, that means I got it right the first time.  

But maui, that needs to be started with valid tickets, like "kinit -k"?
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