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From Rainer Frey <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: Syntax to replace Diffie-Hellman with RSA encryption
Date Mon, 20 Jun 2011 06:05:07 GMT

On 19.06.2011, at 23:00, DW wrote:

> sunhux G wrote:
>> After making changes to httpd.conf, can I just issue
>> 1) "kill -HUP httpd_instance_pid"  for the change to take effect or
>> 2) "service httpd reload"  or
>> 3) "service httpd restart"
>> Select one or more of the above correct options
> Before you make any changes to the configuration file, you must stop the
> apache service otherwise you won't be able to save your changes.

Wrong. The OP is obviously on some unix-like platform (Linux most likely), and there is no
locking on the config file. Edit, and then a graceful restart should be sufficient AFAIK.
Most distribution do that with the "reload" argument of the init script.

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