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[Condor-users] New feature request: condor_store_cred verify

The scenario: user changes their NT password and then forgets to run
condor_store_cred delete/add to update the stored credentials. The
trouble arises when a scripted interface to condor uses
"condor_store_cred query" to ensure the user has stored their
credentials -- it returns true if the credentials are stored, even if
they are stale. It would be useful to either augment the query argument
or add a verify argument to condor_store_cred that checks the stored
credentials to make sure a user's credentials that are stored work.

Currently users see errors in their shadow.log file if their credentials
aren't working. I don't want to have to educate my users on Condor log
file analysis.

Seems like a trivial thing to check that the stored credentials function
properly on-demand like this.


Ian R. Chesal <ichesal@xxxxxxxxxx>
Senior Software Engineer

Altera Corporation
Toronto Technology Center
Tel: (416) 926-8300