nginx restarting/log rotation

Alan Williamson alan at
Tue Jun 24 13:00:49 MSD 2008

Thank you one and all.  appreciate it.

Igor Sysoev wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 09:19:16AM +0100, Alan Williamson wrote:
>> what is the correct procedure for asking nginx to reload the 
>> configuration files?
> -HUP
>> and on that note, what is the procedure for restarting nginx to give me 
>> a chance to rotate the log files once a day?   something similar to an 
>> "apachectl graceful".
> Yes, but for instance log rotation you should use -USR1

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