[GE users] AD integration of SGE users

Nicolas Jungers nj at hemeris.com
Wed Apr 13 17:00:14 BST 2005

On Wed, 2005-04-13 at 09:26 -0500, Vijay Avarachen wrote:
> Hello,
>       I am in the process of setting up users, projects etc.  I read
> the admin guide and it seems that the guide assumes the users are
> local to the installation.  However I would like to avoid having to
> create and maintain users on the SGE, when I am already doing this on
> Active Dir.
> All my Linux workstations and servers authenticate against AD using
> PAM & Winbind.  Can I do the same for SGE?  In other words if I setup
> all the machines involved in the cluster to join the AD and
> authenticate users using AD, would I be able to add them as users in
> SGE?  Has anyone tried this? What are the side effects if any?

we don't use exactly this, but close. All our users are defined in an
openldap database. Anyway, IMO if pam sees it, you're set.


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