[GE users] qresub as other user

Andreas Haas Andreas.Haas at Sun.COM
Wed Nov 16 14:56:38 GMT 2005


On Wed, 16 Nov 2005, Andy Schwierskott wrote:

> Hi,
>
> >> When I qresub another users job than it will be submitted under my own user
> >> account. How can I change this behaviour?
> >
> > Please file a bug to IssueZilla for this.
>
> Well, is it really a bug? Do you expect to get it denied?

Yes, absolutely.

>
> Since all if the job info cannot be hidden I see no problem that any user
> can "qresub" and thus submit the same job. anyone could write a script whic
> mimics qresub by getting all the job request with qstat -r and qstat -j and
> submitting the job script by tyking it out from the qmaster spool directory.

Doing qresub of some other users job script allows you to access his/her job
script. Just imagine if there is anything confidential inside the script.

> It could be interesting in some cases that an admin can qresub a job on
> behalf of another users, but that really could open a can of worms.

I'm not enough of a gourmet to be keen on tasting these worms.

Regards,
Andreas

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