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Re: [HTCondor-users] jobs getting run as nobody

I had this problem a week ago on a new cluster. It turns out my DNS setup wasnât working properly, so rDNS (prt records) were not properly being set. This meant the machines werenât appearing as having the right domain, and thus were not trusted.


> On Feb 9, 2016, at 5:31 PM, Francisco Pereira <francisco.pereira@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> hi,
> I am trying to understand the circumstances in which a job will run as user "nobody", rather than the user that submitted the job, which we would prefer.
> We have home directories mounted via NFS to all the machines in a small cluster, and the UIDs for users are the same across them. As suggested in the manual, I set
> FILESYSTEM_DOMAIN = <our domain>
> UID_DOMAIN = <our domain>
> in the configuration files of both the submitting and executing machine. I then submit a job with a test script that has
> run_as_owner = True
> and gives us the output of `pwd`, `hostname` and `whoami`, which confirms that it runs as "nobody" in the correct machine.
> What am I overlooking here?
> thank you very much for any help!
> Francisco
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