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Re: [HTCondor-users] Troubles with credentials on Windows machine

D:\delta\models\201X-Calibration\PEST\Calib>condor_config_val -config -verbose ALLOW_WRITE
Configuration source:
Local configuration source:

  Defined in 'C:\condor\condor_config', line 239.

I realize this isn't considered safe but I was trying to remove any obstacle I could think of.

BTW, I now have Credd access (if that's the correct phrase) to most machines in the pool. It seemed to work when I ran condor_store_cred add in a command window on the CM machine, not my machine. But my understanding of the manual is that I should be able to run condor_store_cred add from my machine, and it updates the CM, right?


On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 8:05 PM, Andrew Mole <Andrew.Mole@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hi Ralph,


What is your ALLOW_WRITE setting in your condor_config file? It is possible for it not to be permitted for the machine you are on.


Try the following command and paste the response into your email.


condor_config_val -config -verbose ALLOW_WRITE



More information on this command here:



Best regards,





From: HTCondor-users [mailto:htcondor-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Ralph Finch
Sent: 27 August 2013 03:27
To: Condor-Users Mail List
Subject: Re: [HTCondor-users] Troubles with credentials on Windows machine


For some reason some machines now work. But I have this puzzle, my machine is bdomo-002:

D:\delta\models\201X-Calibration\PEST\Calib\Condor>condor_store_cred add -p blahblah -n bdomo-002
Account: rfinch@WATER
WARNING: Continuing will result in your password being sent in the clear!
  Do you want to continue? [y/N] y
Operation succeeded.

D:\delta\models\201X-Calibration\PEST\Calib\Condor>condor_store_cred add -p blahblah
Account: rfinch@WATER
Operation failed.
    Make sure your ALLOW_WRITE setting includes this host.

I'm adding a credential to the same machine, same account, which does specifying the machine work, defaulting to the local machine not work??

Ralph Finch

Calif. Dept. of Water Resources


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