Condor password authentication (with windows nodes)

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For simplicity I’m using condor password authentication. It’s reasonably simple to setup once you’ve worked out what’s going on.

Just as a bit of background I have a Linux central server and windows nodes. I’m using condor 7.6.0 installed with the .deb package. I recommend you attempt this on a test pool of at least 2 as you will most likely kill it repeatedly. Make sure condor is running on both machines with debugging turned on.

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Turn on condor debugging

It’s easy to turn on debugging. Remember to do this on both the central manager and at least one test node. Then you can see what you are doing and the logs say MUCH more useful things.

In condor_config set this flag (it’s around line 595)

##--------------------------------------------------------------------
##  Settings that control the daemon's debugging output:
##--------------------------------------------------------------------

##
## The flags given in ALL_DEBUG are shared between all daemons.
##
ALL_DEBUG = D_FULLDEBUG

If you want to you can always set this just for a single daemon.  You do of course need to have some idea of which daemon you think is wrong.

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