[torqueusers] How to rip out user validation?

"Mgr. Šimon Tóth" SimonT at mail.muni.cz
Thu Jun 24 05:44:54 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.

Yes, I understand that. But can't that be safely assumed when you have a
cluster? You can't have conflicting user names anyway.

-- 
Mgr. Šimon Tóth

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