[GE users] Home and Shell of the sgeadmin user

Brooks Davis brooks at aero.org
Fri Jun 6 07:45:01 BST 2008


On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 08:58:49PM -0400, Filipe Brandenburger wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I currently have sgeadmin created like this:
> 
> sgeadmin:*:1022:1022:System User:/usr/local/sge:/bin/bash
> 
> However this is creating me some problems with SELinux in CentOS 5 (don't ask... :-)
> 
> The /usr/local/sge directory doesn't even exist, my installation of SGE is under /opt/n1ge6, so I guess it really doesn't matter what is the sgeadmin's user home. I'm thinking about changing the home, but I'm not sure if I use something like /opt/n1ge6/default or something else... What should I use?
> 
> But what about the shell? Can I set it to /bin/date or /sbin/nologin?
> 
> I looked for this on the SGE Installation Guide, but other than the fact that the user must exist it doesn't say anything.
> 
> How do you set the home/shell of the sgeadmin user on your setup?

On freebsd, we use:

sgeadmin:*:103:103:Sun Grid Engine Admin:/nonexistent:/sbin/nologin

-- Brooks

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