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[condor-users] Condor locking Windows NT accounts
I have condor
running on a network of about 20 PCs in Brisbane and others around the globe.
After numerous NT account lockouts I found Condor to be the problem. Do you know
if there is a way to get around the following problem.
To submit jobs
condor requires you store your credentials. I work for a company which mandates
password changes every couple of months and the last 10 passwords can not be
reused. I have an account (actually more than one) that continues to lock out
after the user has changed their NT password. I tried resubmitting the users
credentials with the new password but this did not work. I then tried deleting
the stored password using condor_store_cred delete but this too made no
difference. At the moment I have disabled the Condor service just so the user
can use his account without being locked out. Obviously I
would like to continue running condor jobs on his computer.
Unfortunately our policies state I can not simply set the user's password to
never expire so that is not an option. Any ideas on how to handle this password
issue would be greatly appreciated.
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