[slurm-users] Permissions to administer slurm

Loris Bennett loris.bennett at fu-berlin.de
Thu May 3 00:08:28 MDT 2018

Hi Matt,

Matt Hohmeister <hohmeister at psy.fsu.edu> writes:

> I’m a sysadmin, brand new to Slurm, and just it running across two nodes: slurmctld and slurmd on one node; slurmd on the other.
> *
> In the next few days, I’m going to meet with a researcher who has a sizable MATLAB job I can submit to give this a spin.
> Here’s my question: I’m showing odin as drained, but thor as idle…odin, of course, is both the server node and a compute node. When I try to undrain it, I get this in the
> log:
> [2018-05-02T16:23:34.546] error: Security violation, UPDATE_NODE RPC from uid=12345
> [2018-05-02T16:23:34.546] _slurm_rpc_update_node for odin: Invalid user id
> I guess my question here is: how do I designate a group of users who are authorized to administer slurm?

I'm not sure about your specific errors, but you can define the roles
'user', 'operator', and 'admin' as described here:




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

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