[GE users] Only root can submit jobs

Christian Bolliger christian.bolliger at id.unizh.ch
Sun Nov 28 21:39:13 GMT 2004


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The normal init scripts starts  sge_execd as admin user which shouldn't 
be root.
Starting it with the setuid seems to be a slightly smaller risk.

In fact there seems to be a bug, since the older versions run perfectly 
without setuid.

Thank you for your help :).
Christian

Rayson Ho wrote:

>>sge_execd needs set-user-id set!
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>>
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>You should start sge_execd as root, instead of setuid execd manually.
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>>There are none for lx26_amd64  (esp. not for 6.0u2 which is
>>cutting edge)
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>I think lx24_amd64 works for the 2.6 series kernel... you can create a
>sym.link to point it back to the directory.
>
>Anyway, nice to hear that SGE is working now :)
>
>Rayson
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