[Beowulf] Users abusing screen

Prentice Bisbal prentice at ias.edu
Thu Oct 27 12:33:18 PDT 2011

On 10/27/2011 03:19 PM, Nicholas M Glykos wrote:
>> Exactly. That's why I don't want to automate killing jobs longer than X
>> days.
> Probably irrelevant after so many suggestions, but Caos NSA had this very 
> nice 'pam_slurm' module which allows a user to login only to those nodes 
> on which the said user has active jobs (allocated through slurm). The 
> principal idea ["you are welcome to be bring your allocated node (and, 
> thus, your job) to a halt if that's what you want"], sounds pedagogically 
> attractive ... ;-)

This doesn't apply to my case, since access to the systems in question
isn't controlled by a queuing system. That alone would fix the problem.

 I think there's a similar pam module for SGE, too.


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