[GE users] AD integration of SGE users

Vijay Avarachen vavarachen at gmail.com
Wed Apr 13 17:17:57 BST 2005


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Thanks Nicolas.  That is exactly what I suspected.  As long as getent
passwd/group can resolve the users, and pam can authenticate, I should
be good to go.

Vijay Avarachen

On 4/13/05, Nicolas Jungers <nj at hemeris.com> wrote:
> 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.
> 
> regards,
> Nicolas
> 
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