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Re: failover config: servers with same DNS address and TLS, subjectAltName extension
Am Do 26 Jul 2007 18:39:22 CEST schrieb Donn Cave <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
On Jul 26, 2007, at 1:28 AM, Ralf Haferkamp wrote:
[... re CRL checks ...]
They should work with 0.9.7d. IIRC that was the version I used when
implementing CRL support.
Note: As stated in the man-pages (ldap.conf(5) and slapd.conf(5)), when you
want to use CRLs you have to specify a CACERTDIR. That directory has to be
correctly hashed (using c_rehash).
I don't use CACERTDIR, I put the CRL in the CA certificate.
Ah, ok that should work as well.
That works, but there's a maintenance problem. Our CRLs expire, fairly
quickly, and that breaks certificate verification, so once we have a CRL,
we have to keep it up to date whether we care about it or not. There
doesn't seem to be any way to reload a CRL (OpenSSL bug 1424, Nov 8 2006),
so we have to restart slapd for each update. Does the CACERTDIR approach
avoid this problem?
No, unfortunately not.