[gridengine users] ignore hostname checking for submit hosts?

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Wed Jun 15 19:30:16 UTC 2011

Am 15.06.2011 um 21:21 schrieb Vadim Gutnik:

> Well, I can add all possible addresses, sure. But most don't have
> hostnames associated with them, so I'm back
> to where I started.
>> This was on the list already in the past, but there is no wildcard. You would have to add each possible hostname and its address.
>> `qstat` is working for you then right now already?
> No. Same error.
> $ qstat
> error: commlib error: access denied (client IP resolved to host name
> "". This is not identical to clients host name "")
> error: unable to contact qmaster using port 6444 on host "foo.bar.com"
> So, presumably, I'd have to either fix commlib to say every host and
> IP combination matches, or just take out the relevant
> code.

Correct. But it's a safety measure. As everyone can become any user on his local machine, he can easily kill/submit jobs for someone else or as an admin reconfigure SGE.

- Reuti

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