[Beowulf] Users abusing screen

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Thu Oct 27 12:43:59 PDT 2011

Am 27.10.2011 um 21:33 schrieb Prentice Bisbal:

> 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 ... ;-)

They use it in one cluster with Slurm I have access to. But it looks like you are never thrown out again once you are in.

-- Reuti

> 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.
> --
> Prentice
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