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Re: [HTCondor-users] How to run jobs as root

On 11/3/14 12:03 AM, Abhay Dandekar wrote:
> Also, is there any way to by submission of jobs via non-root. Idea
> being, if the job is submitted via root, the job will be executed as root.

This should not be possible. Once the HTCondor daemons change their
EUIDs from 0 to the condor user they cannot go back. This is enforced by
the kernel.

What you really need is to reimplement the system so that it does not
require root (UID 0).

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