[torqueusers] How to rip out user validation?

Axel Kohlmeyer akohlmey at cmm.chem.upenn.edu
Thu Jun 24 05:25:23 MDT 2010


> Tearing out user validation is stupid, but I don't really see why you
> would need this. Pretty much any grid should have consistent user ID
> across the machines (unless you configure them manually), therefore the
> need for /etc/hosts.equiv should be irrelevant.

it is not only about consistent user ids.
if you want to submit a job from a compute node,
for example a follow-up job from within a job script,
you need to confirm that user x on node y is equivalent
to user x on node z.

axel.
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Institute for Computational Molecular Science
Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA.


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