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Re: [HTCondor-users] How to run jobs as root
- Date: Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:03:46 -0500
- From: Rich Pieri <ratinox@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [HTCondor-users] How to run jobs as root
On 11/3/14 10:53 AM, Zachary Miller wrote:
> 3) Create a USER_JOB_WRAPPER that *CAREFULLY* checks to see if it's running
> as "croot" and uses a setuid executable to escalate to root priv before
> running the actual job.
I still maintain that reimplementation without the UID 0 requirement is
the best course. That said, using sudo is a much safer mechanism for
elevating privileges than using setuid binaries.
Rich Pieri <ratinox@xxxxxxx>
MIT Laboratory for Nuclear Science