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passwordless ssh for root

dear,
When installing CA performance center (Vertica server), our Linux Team refuses to give root for passwordless ssh.
Is there a workaround to this issue? Several forum entries suggest using DBADMIN instead of root. Is this supported by Vertica?
Kind regards,
Lieven Stubbe
Belgian railways

Answers

  • Bryan_HBryan_H Administrator

    Superuser access is only needed to install the RPM on all nodes using install_vertica script. It is possible to use any account with sudo privilege. A workaround is to create a user with passwordless ssh, grant sudo privilege on all nodes, install Vertica, then revoke sudo privilege.

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