[openssl-users] Testing OCSP with openssl

Dr. Stephen Henson steve at openssl.org
Tue Sep 5 15:59:29 UTC 2017

On Tue, Sep 05, 2017, Robert Moskowitz wrote:

> Jamie Nugyen's guide uses openssl to test OCSP with 'openssl ocsp':
> https://jamielinux.com/docs/openssl-certificate-authority/online-certificate-status-protocol.html
> What is unclear here is:
> Does openssl read the index.txt file once at startup, or does it
> read it with each query.  From the way I read his guide it reads
> like index.txt is only read at startup.

Once on startup. The mini-responder is only a test utility.
It is not usable as a full blown responder.

Dr Stephen N. Henson. OpenSSL project core developer.
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