[Linux-cluster] users...

Rick Stevens rstevens at internap.com
Fri Sep 7 18:01:49 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-09-07 at 10:16 -0500, James Fait wrote:
> Alexandre Racine wrote: 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I'll install my first SGE soon! Only two little problems and there we go.
> > 
> > One of them is users. In the docs, it stipulate : "Ensure that all users of the grid engine system have the same user names on all submit and execution hosts."
> > 
> > That's good, but do we need to have passwordless login between servers or it is not needed? Or another question would be, how do you manage user accounts on all the cluster servers?

> The easiest way is to set up Fedora Directory Services or equivalent
> for LDAP authentication.  That way you do all user administration at
> one point.

LDAP is one solution, so's NIS/NIS+ (and a bit easier to set up IMHO).

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