4

I have set CRL file in nginx with ssl_crl directive:

ssl_crl /mypath/crl.pem

However, I noticed that adding or removing revoked certificates from crl.pem apply only when I restart or reload nginx server.

What is best practice for this? Reloading nginx configuration when crl.pem changes or something else?

5

Just reload nginx when you make any changes to the file. This will cause it to re-read the files without interrupting any existing connections or needing to restart. For example (RHEL/CentOS):

service nginx reload

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.