[GE users] Windows 2008 Server install Error

pollinger harald.pollinger at sun.com
Fri Jun 5 15:59:12 BST 2009


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Hi Manju,

please see
http://wikis.sun.com/display/gridengine62u3/Release+Notes#ReleaseNotes-mvdi

This problem is fixed with 6.2u3.

Regards,
Harald

manju wrote:
> Hi Harald,
>
> regarding GUI jobs, in the previous version we are able to see GUI
> window thru VNC or from the local console, is it any different in
> 6.2u2 ??? or do we need to do any changes on windows serevr 2008
> terminal server to see GUI window thru VNC.. please advise..
>
> thanks
> manju
>
> On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 4:10 PM, manju a <manju.kudu at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi harald,
>>
>> Never mind, it started working again, after making some changes to
>> configuration file at farm level.
>>
>> thanks
>> manjunath A
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 3:16 PM, manju a <manju.kudu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Harald,
>>>
>>> just i made this entry local user map = /etc/local.map in smb.conf file.
>>>
>>> my local.map looks like in below
>>>
>>> root = localmachine\Administrator localmachine+Administrator
>>> sgeadmin = localmachine\sgeadmin localmachine+sgeadmin
>>>
>>> i am able to access and if i create any file, its showing exact
>>> username/group in UNIX...
>>>
>>> Every thing looks good so far in terms of mapping/access but SGE
>>> installation will went thru as well but sge_execd is not running..
>>> some where i am missing again...
>>>
>>> Whenever i tried to stop/start the sge_execd doemain i will get the below error.
>>> % /etc/init.d/sgeexecd.test stop
>>> Â  Shutting down Grid Engine execution daemon
>>> ls: /var/spool//localmachine/active_jobs: No such file or directory
>>>
>>> installation will not give any error
>>>
>>> Any idea whats wrong???
>>>
>>> thanks
>>> manjunath A
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 2:12 PM, pollinger <harald.pollinger at sun.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi Manju,
>>>>
>>>> you need only the local Administrator for SGE. I added the Domain
>>>> Administrator only for completeness to my usermap.
>>>> What changes did you have to make to smb.conf to make it run?
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Harald
>>>>
>>>> manju wrote:
>>>>> Hi harald,
>>>>>
>>>>> yes i am able to map local admin to root, after making some changes to
>>>>> smb.conf file...
>>>>>
>>>>> thanks
>>>>> manjunath A
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 12:25 PM, manju a <manju.kudu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> Hi Harald,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> thnx for sharing instruction, what if Administrator account is not
>>>>>> enabled in the domain Level??? Any workaround for that..
>>>>>>
>>>>>> in the below samaba config file we are giving Ã? "workgroup Ã? = MYDOMAIN"
>>>>>> if we specify Domain name, no way we can map local admin account to
>>>>>> root in unix, we need to use domain admin to map root in unix with
>>>>>> some modification in the admin account at ADS...
>>>>>>
>>>>>> if we give workgroup = otherthendomain , we can map local admin
>>>>>> account i guess but users in domain will get prmission denied..
>>>>>>
>>>>>> thanks
>>>>>> manju
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 1:27 PM, pollinger <harald.pollinger at sun.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> Hi Manju,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I'm absolutely not a SAMBA expert, I just configured it until everything
>>>>>>> worked - I'm not sure it this configuration is secure enough and if
>>>>>>> everything is really necessary.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> My smb.conf file has these lines:
>>>>>>> workgroup Ã? Â Ã? Â Ã? Â Ã? Â Ã? = MYDOMAIN
>>>>>>> security Ã? Â Ã? Â Ã? Â Ã? Â Ã? Â = user
>>>>>>> netbios name Ã? Â Ã? Â Ã? Â = MYSAMBASERVER
>>>>>>> interfaces Ã? Â Ã? Â Ã? Â Ã? Â = 192.168.0.1/255.255.255.0
>>>>>>> encrypt passwords Ã? = Yes
>>>>>>> username map Ã? Â Ã? Â Ã? Â = /etc/usermap
>>>>>>> preferred master Ã? Â = False
>>>>>>> domain master Ã? Â Ã? Â Ã? = False
>>>>>>> host allow Ã? Â Ã? Â Ã? Â Ã? Â = 192.168.0.0/255.255.255.0
>>>>>>> browseable Ã? Â Ã? Â Ã? Â Ã? Â = yes
>>>>>>> client lanman auth = yes
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> [share1]
>>>>>>> Ã? Â Ã? Â path Ã? Â Ã? Â Ã? Â Ã? = /share1
>>>>>>> Ã? Â Ã? Â read only Ã? Â = No
>>>>>>> Ã? Â Ã? Â create mask = 0755
>>>>>>> Ã? Â Ã? Â guest ok Ã? Â Ã? = Yes
>>>>>>> ...
>>>>>>> ...
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> My /etc/usermap file looks like this:
>>>>>>> root Ã? Â = MYDOMAIN\Administrator Administrator
>>>>>>> harald = MYDOMAIN\harald harald
>>>>>>> user2 Ã? = MYDOMAIN\user2 Ã? user2
>>>>>>> ...
>>>>>>> ...
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> This works for me to get all local and domain users mapped properly. All
>>>>>>> local Administrators and local users can access my shares.
>>>>>>> Of course I still have to register the passwords of the users to the
>>>>>>> SAMBA server using the "smbpasswd" command.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>> Harald
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> manju wrote:
>>>>>>>> Hi Harald,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> yes we have created SAMBA share and we are using security = domain,
>>>>>>>> all domain users are able to access Ã? share thru SUA. only local
>>>>>>>> administrator not able to access, do u need to make any entry on SAMBA
>>>>>>>> config file for admin and sgeadmin ??
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> thanks
>>>>>>>> manju
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 11:54 AM, manju a <manju.kudu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>> let me give it a shot, i am much clear now....
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> thanks for your help harald... will update you how it works for us...
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Manju
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 5:05 PM, pollinger <harald.pollinger at sun.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> manju wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>> Hi Harald,
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Can you please give us some hint on the below issue
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> here i am talking about joining Ã?? windows server 2008 in to sge6.2 u2 farm
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> 1) How we can do username mapping for sgeadmin and administrator users
>>>>>>>>>>> in windows server 2008 based machine, even if we specify different
>>>>>>>>>>> username map server the accounts will be different will be different
>>>>>>>>>>> since both are local account to the particular machine, is there any
>>>>>>>>>>> different method to do this??
>>>>>>>>>> As I wrote, I wasn't able to set up NFS on the W2k8 server and I doubt
>>>>>>>>>> it's still possible. For Samba or CIFS, the file server does the mapping.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> 2) while installing SGE helper service it gives me access dined error
>>>>>>>>>>> and could not start, do we need add any thing in the user assignment
>>>>>>>>>>> policy.
>>>>>>>>>> Where is the binary located? It must be on a local disk, default is in
>>>>>>>>>> the Windows directory.
>>>>>>>>>> If you log in to the host as the _local_ Administrator and open a
>>>>>>>>>> "Command Prompt" window and enter
>>>>>>>>>> C:\> cd Windows
>>>>>>>>>> C:\Windows> SGE_Helper_Service.exe -install
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> What does it print?
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> 3) for workaround i have copied entire Ã?? farm info in to the local
>>>>>>>>>>> machine created exact path but i know its not the way to do but any
>>>>>>>>>>> ways to read the files using CIFS(makes this connection presistent
>>>>>>>>>>> always), NFS mounter not working properly for us (/net).
>>>>>>>>>> /net is not a NFS mounter, it's the general network mounter. It makes
>>>>>>>>>> all network shares accessible the "network" folder of the Windows
>>>>>>>>>> Explorer shows.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Overall i can say installation remains same almost but some important
>>>>>>>>>>> configuration like username mapping/NFS access should be addressed in
>>>>>>>>>>> some where in the grid engine site especially for windows server
>>>>>>>>>>> 2008/vista etc.
>>>>>>>>>> The newest documentation has a chapter for SUA installation where it
>>>>>>>>>> also describes how Samba/CIFS shares can be used. Probably I have to
>>>>>>>>>> make clearer that this section applies for Windows 2k8 Server.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>>>> Harald
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> thanks
>>>>>>>>>>> manjunath A
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 11:27 AM, manju a <manju.kudu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> we have windows based 6.1u2 farm up and running which consists of
>>>>>>>>>>>> xp,2003 machine, but we need to add windows server 2008 server machine
>>>>>>>>>>>> to farm, as far as i know 6.2u2 will support that OS version, so we
>>>>>>>>>>>> are trying to build a prototype of farm with windows server 2008,vista
>>>>>>>>>>>> etc but we are failing to connect to username map server, offcourse i
>>>>>>>>>>>> am pointing to SFU based username map server as well SUA(windows
>>>>>>>>>>>> server r2), even i am able to connect some time but if i went inside
>>>>>>>>>>>> "/net"(automounter) i cant see any machine, even if i went inside
>>>>>>>>>>>> NFSpath, it gives some strange errors(saying no such a files or
>>>>>>>>>>>> directory) Ã??Ã?Â?Å? and very slow in access, it works good under SFU based
>>>>>>>>>>>> machine...
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> we have STD's we need keep all our SGE config files under filer paths...
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> thanks
>>>>>>>>>>>> manjunath A
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 12:08 AM, agay <agay at cc.huji.ac.il> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>> manju said:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ã??Ã?Â?Å? "but i am failing in connecting to username map server"
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Maybe our WinXP/SFU will help you?
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> http://shum.huji.ac.il/~agay/sge/blog.cgi?winsge
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