[torqueusers] Why does torque require pbs_mom/pbs_server be run as root?

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Thu Jul 15 14:23:44 MDT 2010


On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 10:16:59PM +0200, "Mgr. Šimon Tóth" alleged:
> >> Why in the world would you need to run the daemon as user?
> >>    
> > Because not everyone in the world has root access, perhaps?
> 
> And for a good reason. Not allowing people to do what you are trying to
> do is one of them.
> 
> So once again.
> Why in the world would you need to run the daemon as user?

The question should be asked the other way around. By default, everything
should run as user. It is only when you require a restricted resource that you
require root.


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

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