[GE users] Usernames with at ('@') symbol

olesen Mark.Olesen at emconTechnologies.com
Thu Sep 24 14:09:13 BST 2009

> Hello,
> We have some users in our system whose name contains the at ('@')
> symbol. However, job submission does not work:
> user at domain$ qsub test.sh
> Unable to run job: At ('@') not allowed in objectname.
> Exiting.

Wow! I didn't think this sort of thing was even allowed. Assuming that you somehow manage to have '@' in the user name, how are they separated from the domain? Do they have email addresses with two '@' signs?
    user at domain@hostname.domain

I think you're in for many of problems, not just with GridEngine.


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