[GE users] can't get password entry for user

Andy Schwierskott andy.schwierskott at sun.com
Thu Mar 2 18:08:09 GMT 2006


Hi,

could it be a nscd issue?

As you see from the sge_passwd() code it doesn't give up immediately, so the
issue is really in the NFS area.

Andy

> Hi Jinal,
>
> 	We have seen these messages occasionally in our environment.
> They typically indicate very slow
> response from an NIS server, either due to other network traffic, or the
> server itself is overloaded for some other reason.
>
> HTH,
>
> Mac McCalla
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jinal Jhaveri [mailto:jajhaveri at lbl.gov]
> Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2006 11:42 AM
> To: users at gridengine.sunsource.net
> Subject: [GE users] can't get password entry for user
>
> Hi All,
>
> From few days, were are seeing following errors for few jobs.
>
> can't get password entry for user "kfelkins". Either the user does not
> exist or NIS error!
> error reason  453:          can't get password entry for user
> "kfelkins". Either the user does not exist or NIS error!
> error reason  454:          can't get password entry for user
> "kfelkins". Either the user does not exist or NIS error!
>
> and thus leading the node in error state.
>
> The error doesn't happen for a particular user but randomly for various
> users. I didn't get much information from the execd code except that
> sge_getpwnam , which in turn calls getpwnam , fails. sge_getpwnam
> doesn't specifically tell what error did it receive from getpwnam. I saw
>
> several emails in the group, but none of those situation apply to us.
> The user is definitely configured correctly on that node and this error
> happens only randomly.  Also qconf -suserl does show the name of that
> user.
>
> Any help would be sincerely appreciated
>
> thank you
>
>
> --Jinal
>
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