[gridengine users] Installing GE in CSP mode?
orlando.richards at ed.ac.uk
Thu May 17 12:21:23 UTC 2012
> Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 11:09:35 -0400
> From: Prentice Bisbal<prentice at ias.edu>
> To: users at gridengine.org
> Subject: Re: [gridengine users] Installing GE in CSP mode?
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> On 05/14/2012 03:12 PM, Stuart Barkley wrote:
>> On Wed, 9 May 2012 at 22:52 -0000, Rayson Ho wrote:
>>> Are you trying to install Grid Engine in CSP mode??
>> How often do people install with CSP mode?
>> Based upon the lack of questions on the mailing list about it and the
>> complexity of it, I'm assuming that not many people use CSP mode.
>> Does this assumption seem reasonable?
> When I started using about 8 years ago, I was using CSP. In fact, CSP
> was one of the main reasons I chose SGE over the other options (torque).
> Unfortunately, I started getting SSL errors when using the certs, which
> are outlined in the this e-mail the the mailing list from September of
> I didn't get any replies from the list on how to fix this problem. I
> dealt with this problem by generating new certificates, but then this
> problem showed up again about 6 months later, so I generated new
> certificates again. When I switched employers and implemented SGE again,
> I opted not to use CSP to avoid having these errors again. I think CSP
> is a great feature, one that I would use and advocate if it worked, but
> unfortunately, it has issues, and no seems to want the feature enough to
> make those issues a priority for developers.
We suffered from exactly that problem too - and worked around it by
setting up a weekly cron job to create new a qmaster cert. That was
under 6.1 I think, not sure if it still persists in our 6.2u5 deployment
but we're still running the cron job anyway.
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