[GE users] User Authentication on Execute Nodes ..

Graham Jenkins Graham.Jenkins at its.monash.edu.au
Thu Aug 9 09:48:54 BST 2007

Reuti wrote:
> Am 06.08.2007 um 10:10 schrieb Graham Jenkins:
> Are you getting this error only with SGE, or also with a conventional
> login?

Andreas.Haas at Sun.COM wrote:
> SGE simply does a getpwnam(3). That one must work for any user. For 
> testing you could write a small C program wrapper around getpwnam(3).

Thanks for your suggestions Reuti and Andreas. The bit we were missing
(after switching to using .db password files) was .. on each execute
node ..
  service sgeexecd stop; service sgeexecd start

Seems like the exec daemon only reads the authentication configurations
at start time.

Regards ..
Graham Jenkins
Senior Software Specialist, E-Research

Email: Graham.Jenkins at its.monash.edu.au
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