[slurm-users] Slurm interactive job not populating all groups

Russell Jones arjones85 at gmail.com
Mon May 10 20:09:22 UTC 2021


No, we are not. The compute nodes are also properly configured in
/etc/nsswitch.conf with "sss" first, and then files for passwd, group.
(It's not pure LDAP. We're using FreeIPA)

On Mon, May 10, 2021 at 11:28 AM Brian Andrus <toomuchit at gmail.com> wrote:

> Quick question:
> Are you using nss_slurm?
> *enable_nss_slurm* Permits passwd and group resolution for a job to be
> serviced by slurmstepd rather than requiring a lookup from a network based
> service. See https://slurm.schedmd.com/nss_slurm.html for more
> information.
> That could explain it.
> Brian Andrus
> On 5/10/2021 7:57 AM, Russell Jones wrote:
> Hello,
> We have a few users we are needing to add to the local "video" group of a
> specific set of compute nodes. When submitting a job, slurm appears to not
> be populating that local group to their list of groups. For example, an
> interactive job (srun --pty bash -l) is resulting in a bash shell on that
> node with all of their LDAP groups populated, but not the groups from the
> local /etc/group file on the node. If they SSH to the node outside of
> Slurm, both the local and LDAP groups get populated properly.
> How do I resolve this issue and get Slurm to populate the local groups as
> well?
> Thanks!
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