ca_file and refresh mechanism

Alan DeKok aland at
Fri Jul 20 15:39:29 CEST 2018

On Jul 20, 2018, at 9:37 AM, Henti Smith <henti at> wrote:
> I'm trying to find information on how freeradius handles updating of
> the ca_file during operational use.

  It doesn't.  The configuration is loaded, and then never reloaded.

> If a revocation has taken place and the ca_file was updated, do I need
> to restart the daemon, or will it re-read the file for any new
> requests, hence not needing to restarted the daemon?

  You need to restart the server.

  Alan DeKok.

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