Appendix I: Security Overview
TORQUE uses setuid (SUID) permissions in a single location so as to validate the identity of a user request. This is accomplished using the pbs_iff tool which is SUID root and performs the following actions:
In systems where security is a major concern, please be aware that some security experts consider adding the compute nodes to the /etc/hosts file to be more secure than using ACL lists.
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