[GE users] User Authentication on Execute Nodes ..

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Tue Aug 7 11:56:05 BST 2007


Am 06.08.2007 um 10:10 schrieb Graham Jenkins:

> For convenience, we are tring to switch from using password files  
> on our
> execute notes to using db files.
>
> So our nsswitch.conf files look like:
> --
> passwd:     files db
> shadow:     files db
> group:      files db
>  ..
> --
>
> This doesn't seem to be working for us. The error looks like:
> Can't get password entry for "gjenkins". Either the user does not  
> exist
> or NIS error!
>
> So .. what can we do about this?

Are you getting this error only with SGE, or also with a conventional  
login? This looks more like a question for the beowulf.org list  
then ;-) But anyway:

You are on which platform? You have /lib/libnss_db.* available? - Reuti

>
> -- 
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> Senior Software Specialist, E-Research
>
> Email: Graham.Jenkins at its.monash.edu.au
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