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SSL performance optimization with cache

Anonymous User
December 13, 2012 09:45PM
Hello,

I am optimizing our install of nginx for SSL performance, since our SaaS app is served exclusively over https. I have the following SSL performance directives:

ssl_session_cache shared:SSL_CACHE:4m;
ssl_session_timeout 5m;

My question is, what is the downfall, if any, of setting the timeout to like 720m which is 12 hours. Seems like caching longer would be better. Or, is there a security risk of caching for such a long time?

Thanks.
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SSL performance optimization with cache

Anonymous UserDecember 13, 2012 09:45PM

Re: SSL performance optimization with cache

Anonymous UserDecember 14, 2012 01:45AM

Re: SSL performance optimization with cache

Maxim DouninDecember 14, 2012 05:58AM

Re: SSL performance optimization with cache

Anonymous UserDecember 14, 2012 05:52PM

Re: SSL performance optimization with cache

Maxim DouninDecember 14, 2012 06:02AM



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