[GE users] Why local sgeadmin user not allowed for windows?

opoplawski orion at cora.nwra.com
Wed Dec 16 20:18:09 GMT 2009

On 12/16/2009 05:50 AM, pollinger wrote:
> On 12/09/09 00:22, opoplawski wrote:
>> ./util/install_modules/inst_execd.sh:IsLocalDir() checks to make sure
>> that the owner of the spool directory is a domain user:
>> # - Check for correct ownership of existing spool directories. This is a
>> #   vital check for Interix platforms because users do mix up local and
>> #   fully qualified SGE admin user (i.e. sge_admin vs. MYDOMAIN+sge_admin).
>> #   This mismatch will lead to permission conflicts during execd startup
>> #   and failure of the daemon.
>> #
>> Could someone tell me why this is true?  It seems a local user would be
>> perfectly valid.
> No, the function makes sure the owner is the local user. The comment you
> quoted above doesn't tell if it checks for local or domain user, it just
> tells that it checks. The code checks for the variable $ADMINUSER, which
> on Windows is always filled with $WIN_HOST_NAME+$win_admin_user.

Gotcha, thanks.

Orion Poplawski
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