[Beowulf] Blue-sky cluster security [was CLuster - Mpich - tstmachines - Heeelp !!!!!!!!]

Geoff Jacobs gdjacobs at gmail.com
Fri Jul 28 20:06:50 PDT 2006

Mark Hahn wrote:

> it would be interesting to try this - connecting to the cluster gets you
> a VM or containerized environment where you can't see anyone else,
> and where the only access you have to the cluster is through queue
> commands.  your jobs would then run in a similar VM/container cloned
> when you submit them.  I suppose some people would like this, but it
> would be inappropriate and unpopular to my user community (as well as
> probably a lot more work and a lot less efficient.)

Just brainstorming, what would the best method be? Poach some of the
globus stuff? A chroot scheme? Xen?

Geoffrey D. Jacobs

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