[slurm-users] Problem with assigning user to partition

Loris Bennett loris.bennett at fu-berlin.de
Fri Apr 20 01:16:02 MDT 2018

Hi Mahmood,

Mahmood Naderan <mahmood.nt at gmail.com> writes:

> To be honest, yes that is confusing me!
> sacctmgr shows the system user name under User column. I specified
> that name for the AllowAccounts parameter in the parts file. Is that
> wrong?
> Is AllowAccounts the same as Account column in sacctmgr?


>Then I see local only
> [root at rocks7 ~]# sacctmgr list association
> format=account,user,partition,association
>    Account       User  Partition     Assocs
> ---------- ---------- ---------- ----------
>       root
>       root       root
>      local
>      local      hamid
>      local    mahmood

So currently you just have 'local' and thus you need to set up all your
Unix groups as Slurm accounts.  This can be a bit of a drag if, say, you
need to add users from new research groups regularly, so it may be
worthwhile thinking about how to automate the process.



Dr. Loris Bennett (Mr.)
ZEDAT, Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin         Email loris.bennett at fu-berlin.de

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