[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?

Yes.

>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.

Cheers,

Loris

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