HUP handling: a thought

Alan DeKok aland at
Fri May 4 10:29:32 CEST 2007

Reimer Karlsen-Masur, DFN-CERT wrote:
> I remember vaguely that HUPing was at least once used to re-read updated
> CRLs and probably also re-reading the list/directory of trusted client-CA
> certificates for all the EAP-(T)TLS/PEAP stuff.


> I an email recently send to freeradius-users you recommended to simply
> restart the daemon for this since HUPing does not work for this purpose anymore.

  HUP does something in 1.x.  It will cause the server to re-read the
configuration files.  It *may* also cause the server to die unexpectedly.

  Alan DeKok.
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