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

Russell Jones arjones85 at gmail.com
Wed May 12 13:32:56 UTC 2021

Thanks! I have given that a try and unfortunately it still has not resolved
the issue. Regular SSH login = all groups get populated, interactive slurm
bash session = only IPA groups get populated.

Any other ideas? I think that was a good shot to try for sure.

On Mon, May 10, 2021 at 3:25 PM Brian Andrus <toomuchit at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ah.
> 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> 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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