[GE users] Troubleshooting NIS errors (SGE 6.1u3 / Linux)

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Thu Jan 10 20:48:50 GMT 2008


Hi,

Am 10.01.2008 um 21:16 schrieb Chris Dagdigian:

> I'm stuck troubleshooting a "can't submit jobs" problem that seems  
> to be NIS related and would appreciate some debug tips if anyone  
> has them.
>
> The system is 6.1u3 running on Linux and the basic summary is:
>
> - Local user accounts with local homedirs are always successful  
> with qsub and qrsh
> - Local user accounts with NFS shared homedirs are always  
> successful with qsub and qrsh
> - User accounts found in NIS are *never* successful with qsub or qrsh
> - NIS seems happy according to "getent" on Linux
> - SGE utilbin program "uidgid" report success when we run them  
> against NIS resident usernames
>
> That said though, any time a user configured within NIS tries to  
> use qrsh we see this error in the logs:
>> can't get password entry
>
> Similar error occurs with qsub, the job pends forever because:
>
>> error reason 1: can't get password entry for user "XXX". Either  
>> the user does not exist or NIS error!
>
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> I've done as much as I can with Linux to confirm that NIS is happy  
> and functioning for user. I've done the same (minimal) work with  
> the SGE utilbin binaries and we can't seem to discover any actual  
> trouble.

id <user>

on a node is successful? What about on a node:

ypcat passwd

Which maps are you sharing? Also shadow or did you join  
passwd&shadow? Order in /etc/nsswitch for local and NIS entries (set  
to compat?)? The userid's are unique for each user?

-- Reuti


> Anyone have any additional hints for working out NIS issues with  
> Grid Engine? Thanks!
>
>
> Regards,
> Chris
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