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

Craig Tierney Craig.Tierney at noaa.gov
Thu Jul 15 22:21:37 MDT 2010


On Jul 15, 2010, at 10:16 PM, Christopher Samuel wrote:

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> On 16/07/10 13:37, Craig Tierney wrote:
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>> No, at "work" users shouldn't have root.  That is bad.
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> Any sufficiently advanced user with physical control of
> his workstation is indistinguishable from root.
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> (with apologies to Sir Clark)
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Very true, but I am trying to solve a problem for a general
user community of scientists and minimizing complexity.

Craig

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