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Re: [HTCondor-users] condor_ssh_to_job

Gabriel Mateescu wrote:
> That would be too drastic. However,
> a more specific error message when
> the job runs as nobody, e.g., "make
> sure user nobody has a valid shell"
> could help.

The nobody account must not have a login shell. This is fundamental UNIX
(and especially NFS) security. Any test for a login shell for the nobody
account is unnecessary; such tests must never return true results.
Dimitri's suggestion to die if job's EUID == nobody is correct.

Rich Pieri <ratinox@xxxxxxx>
MIT Laboratory for Nuclear Science