Re: can't log in on workstation
> Perhaps we should try to fetch the certificate using a ifup/dhcp hook
> instead of a init.d script?
A simple way to do this is to put a script like this in
# Make sure LDAP certificate is downloaded when the network become
# available, if the init.d script failed to fetch it at boot.
if [ -r /etc/debian-edu/config ] ; then
if [ false = "$DHCP_FETCH_LDAP_CERT" ] ; then
case $reason in
Nigel, please test and let us know if it solve your problem.
Btw, can you provide the content of /var/log/syslog on the failing
server? It should show if there is a race condition.