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

Brian Andrus toomuchit at gmail.com
Mon May 10 20:23:17 UTC 2021


You should put files first. Otherwise, if it finds an entry in SSS, that 
takes precedence and the local groups/users will not be seen.

Brian Andrus

On 5/10/2021 1:09 PM, Russell Jones wrote:
> Thanks!
> 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 
> <mailto: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. Seehttps://slurm.schedmd.com/nss_slurm.html
>         <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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