[Beowulf] Kerberos + HPC

Prentice Bisbal prentice at ias.edu
Tue Aug 5 10:15:57 EDT 2008


John Hearns wrote:
> 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.
> 

If ANYONE has more information on how this is done at CERN, I'd be very
interested in hearing about it. I know, I know... GIYF...

-- 
Prentice
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