[torqueusers] How to rip out user validation?

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Wed Jun 23 12:04:45 MDT 2010


On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 11:45:11AM -0600, Ken Nielson alleged:
> On 06/23/2010 11:13 AM, Garrick Staples wrote:
> >On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 09:58:24AM -0700, matthew devney alleged:
> >   
> >>Yes.  That would make my job as a cluster admin a lot easier and have
> >>no security implications whatsoever.
> >>
> >>Clusters are expensive and people who don't get to use one, usually
> >>don't have access to one.  Only 5 people have access to my clusters,
> >>and they all know what they're doing.  I feel sure my setup is not
> >>uncommon.
> >>     
> >Basic rhosts security is very easy to setup. But if you want to rip out all
> >security, go head, torque is open source and you can do whatever you want.
> >
> >Don't expect us to add a --enable-matthew-devney-brain-dead-security 
> >option.
> >
> >   
> >
> >
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> Please restrain yourselves from argumentum ad hominem. It is important 
> everyone feels comfortable asking questions on the mailing list.

You are right Ken. I'm sorry. I shouldn't have done that.

But I do maintain that ripping out all security is stupid, and he kept
defending the idea.

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

Life is Good!
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