[torqueusers] How to rip out user validation?
nate.a.woody at gmail.com
Thu Jun 24 05:50:48 MDT 2010
Gotcha, I've just never noticed the ruserok checks in regular
submission until I've messed with -u or submit hosts because of
hosts.equiv being configured. Seems obvious in hindsight, I suppose.
Thanks for the clarification!
On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 1:51 AM, Christopher Samuel
<samuel at unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
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> On 24/06/10 03:52, Nate Woody wrote:
>> The only time I've needed to setup rhosts is for doing
>> qsub -u or when using a remote submission host. There
>> is no need to configure .rhosts for a remote submission
>> host (or there are at least alternatives), leaving me
>> with my (albeit assumed) impression of what was being
>> tried. That aside, what are the other use cases I
>> don't know about?
> The ruserok() function is called by Torque for every
> submission, but it handles both /etc/hosts.equiv plus
> ..rhosts files.
> Now in most clusters (where -u isn't being used) you
> only need to configure /etc/hosts.equiv on the system
> running pbs_server and you're done.
> However, if you submit as a different user using -u
> then /etc/hosts.equiv won't help and the trust
> relationship has to be specified in the users .rhosts
> The other situation where that would be necessary is
> where the user wants to submit from a different system
> where his username is different.
> - --
> Christopher Samuel - Senior Systems Administrator
> VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computational Initiative
> Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
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