[slurm-users] [ext] Re: bufferoverflow in slurmd with acct_gather_energy plugin

Hagdorn, Magnus Karl Moritz magnus.hagdorn at charite.de
Wed Aug 30 09:17:38 UTC 2023

On Wed, 2023-08-30 at 10:38 +0200, Ole Holm Nielsen wrote:
> This is a very useful example!  I guess that you have also defined 
> EnergyIPMIUsername and EnergyIPMIPassword in acct_gather.conf?  How
> is the 
> EnergyIPMIPassword protected from normal users if the 
> /etc/slurm/acct_gather.conf file exists?
it talks to the BMC via to OS, so no password/user required.

> An EnergyIPMIFrequency of 10 seconds sounds like it could put a high
> load 
> on the BMC and the server?
that might be my problem - I haven't checked that.

> I have never tested IPMI DCMI_ENHANCED commands.  Do you have some 
> FreeIMPI commands which can be used to verify the basic IPMI
> functionality?
I checked the spec sheet of our BMC which suggested that it should be
able to do DCMI_ENHANCED


Magnus Hagdorn
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