[torqueusers] User permission to run qalter increasing walltime

jupiter jupiter.hce at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 04:03:02 MDT 2014

Thanks for your response, but no nodes, which running PBS jobs,
permitting user sudo.

- j

On 3/20/14, Sven Schumacher <schumacher at tfd.uni-hannover.de> wrote:
> Hello
> Use sudo with your wrapper-script
> and allow in /etc/sudoers.conf all your users to use your wrapperscript
> without password.
> If someone calls your wrapperscript without being root you can do inside
> your wrapperscript one call to become root by calling "sudo your
> wrapperscript $ARGS" yourself without the user noticing.
> Hope it helps
> Sven
>> Am 20.03.2014 um 07:07 schrieb jupiter <jupiter.hce at gmail.com>:
>> Hi,
>> User can only run qalter to decrease the walltime, not increase the
>> walltime. Is there any way to set queue to allow user running qalter
>> to increase walltime? I know there will be side effect to give user
>> such permission, but we need this feature and will use a wrap function
>> to limit the value of increasing walltime.
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