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user - Sun Grid Engine user entry file format


A user entry is used to store ticket and usage information on a per user basis. Maintaining user entries for all users participating in a Sun Grid Engine system is required if Sun Grid Engine is operated under a user share tree policy.

If the enforce_user cluster configuration parameter is set to auto, a user object for the submitting user will be created automatically during job submission, if one does not already exist. The auto_user_oticket, auto_user_fshare, auto_user_default_project, and auto_user_delete_time cluster configuration parameters will be used as default attributes of the new user object.

A list of currently configured user entries can be displayed via the -suserl option. The contents of each enlisted user entry can be shown via the -suser switch. The output follows the user format description. New user entries can be created and existing can be modified via the -auser, -muser and -duser options to

Note, Sun Grid Engine allows backslashes (\) be used to escape newline (\newline) characters. The backslash and the newline are replaced with a space (" ") character before any interpretation.


A user entry contains four parameters:


The user name as defined for user_name in


The amount of override tickets currently assigned to the user.


The current functional share of the user.


The default project of the user.


Note: Deprecated, may be removed in future release.
The wall-clock time when this user will be deleted, expressed as the number of seconds elapsed since January 1, 1970. If set to zero, the affected user is a permanent user. If set to one, the user currently has active jobs. For additional information about automatically created users, see the enforce_user and auto_user_delete_time parameters in


See for a full statement of rights and permissions.