Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1029365
Permission problems in /var/lock/condor/loca
Last modified: 2015-02-17 14:12:05 EST
Description of problem:
In HTCondor's Schedlog, one finds errors like:
11/11/13 19:28:04 Initializing a VANILLA shadow for job 10529.3
11/11/13 19:28:04 (10529.3) (23459): directory_util::rec_touch_file: Directory /var/lock/condor/local//16 cannot be created (Permission denied)
This is due to incorrect permissions in the directory, set by
Everything works correctly though, as HTCondor switches to using
a lock directory in /tmp/condorLocks
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install condor
2. Run a local or sched universe job, or a DAGman
3. Check in /var/log/condor/ShadowLog
Put the locks in the normal place, and don't complain.
Fix is to modify the last line of /etc/tmpfiles.d/condor.conf
as shipped in the rpm:
d /var/lock/condor/local 0775 condor condor -
d /var/lock/condor/local 1777 condor condor -
This is because the these locks are written by the daemon condor_shadow,
which runs not as user 'condor' but as the user who submitted the job.
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