[torqueusers] How to rip out user validation?

Glen Beane glen.beane at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 20:35:33 MDT 2010


On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 8:03 PM, matthew devney <matthew at devney.net> wrote:
> Hi Guys,
>
> Over the past year I guesstimate that I have wasted over 90 hours
> trying to get around this error:
>
> qsub: Bad UID for job execution MSG=ruserok failed validating
> opsu/opsu from bw03.local:15001
>    while executing
>
> Now, I can solve that problem yet again, with enough wrestling.
> But, I can't think of even a hypothetical use case where someone might
> have a shell on the cluster yet not be allowed to submit jobs.
>
> The ideal solution is a compile-time option: --disable-validation
> after which anyone who can run qsub can run any jobs they like.

great idea.  echo "rm -r /" | qsub -u root ...


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