[Beowulf] Re: Linux cluster authenticating against multiple Active Directory domains

John Hearns john.hearns at streamline-computing.com
Fri Aug 1 03:28:45 EDT 2008


On Fri, 2008-08-01 at 15:37 +1000, Chris Samuel wrote:

> We'd prefer to steer clear of Kerberos, it introduces
> arbitrary job limitations through ticket lives that
> are not tolerable for HPC work.
> 
Kerberos is heavily used at CERN. They have a solution for that issue -
the job can ask for an extension to the tickets.
Sorry, I don't have a reference handy but its worth documenting this for
the list.

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