[slurm-users] Are SLURM_JOB_USER and SLURM_JOB_UID always constant and available

Christopher Samuel chris at csamuel.org
Thu May 21 04:14:10 UTC 2020

On 5/20/20 7:23 pm, Kevin Buckley wrote:

> Are they set as part of the job payload creation, and so would ignore
> and node local lookup, or set as the job gets allocated to the various
> nodes it will run on?

Looking at git, it's a bit of both:


         setenvf(&env, "SLURM_JOB_UID", "%u", job_env->uid);
         setenvf(&env, "SLURM_JOB_USER", "%s", job_env->user_name);

so the variables get set on the slurmd side (as you'd expect) but from 
data that is sent along with the job.

All the best,
   Chris Samuel  :  http://www.csamuel.org/  :  Berkeley, CA, USA

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