[slurm-users] [External] Re: pam_slurm_adopt not working for all users

Prentice Bisbal pbisbal at pppl.gov
Thu May 27 16:02:15 UTC 2021

On 5/27/21 2:49 AM, Ole Holm Nielsen wrote:
> Hi Loris,
> On 5/27/21 8:19 AM, Loris Bennett wrote:
>> Regarding keys vs. host-based SSH, I see that host-based would be more
>> elegant, but would involve more configuration.  What exactly are the
>> simplification gains you see? I just have a single cluster and naively I
>> would think dropping a script into /etc/profile.d on the login node
>> would be less work than re-configuring SSH for the login node and
>> multiple compute node images.
> IMHO, it's really simply to setup hostbased SSH authentification:
> https://wiki.fysik.dtu.dk/niflheim/SLURM#host-based-authentication
> This is more secure on Linux clusters, and you don't need to configure 
> users' SSH keys, so it requires less configuration for the sysadmin in 
> the long run.

What makes this more secure?


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