[torqueusers] User can't submit jobs

Ti Leggett leggett at mcs.anl.gov
Mon Sep 13 07:18:06 MDT 2010

Is marc the username or hostname? The server submit_hosts option is to list the hosts that you can submit jobs from.

On Sep 13, 2010, at 8:07 AM, skip at pobox.com wrote:

> I have a user who I would like to be able to submit jobs, but whenever he
> does, Torque responds with "Bad UID for job execution MSG=ruserok failed
> validating marc/marc from udesktop116".  I saw this as a FAQ and have tried
> the following:
>    * ensured that the host has reverse DNS properly setup
>    * added "marc" to the submit_hosts:
>        Qmgr: print server
>        ...
>        set server submit_hosts = marc
>        set server submit_hosts += skipm
>        ...
>      Note that I added myself (skipm), but I have never needed that.  Qsub
>      works fine for me.  (Basically, Marc is tired of me submitting his
>      jobs for him and I am kind of tired of having to do it for him.)
>    * set allow_node_submit to True.
> The full server_log message for one of Marc's rejections is
>    09/13/2010 07:41:43;0080;PBS_Server;Req;req_reject;Reject reply
>    code=15023(Bad UID for job execution MSG=ruserok failed validating
>    marc/marc from udesktop116), aux=0, type=QueueJob, from marc at udesktop116
> Any ideas?  Is there some other permission setting for specific users?  I
> see a binary file named serverdb in /var/spool/torque/server_priv which
> contains my login, but other than accounting and log files that's the only
> place my username appears.  We are running Torque 2.4.8 on Solaris/x86.
> Thanks,
> -- 
> Skip Montanaro - skip at pobox.com - http://www.smontanaro.net/
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