TLSv1.3 by default?

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Wed Nov 28 19:38:25 UTC 2018


On Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 02:29:26PM -0500, Olaf van der Spek wrote:

> Maxim Dounin Wrote:
> -------------------------------------------------------
> > There is no such thing as "defaults from the stock nginx.conf".  
> > The nginx.conf file can be used to set various configuration 
> > parameters.
> > 
> > Obviously enough, distributions may need to set something in 
> > nginx.conf they ship with nginx packages differently from what is 
> > configured in example configuration as available in nginx sources, 
> > conf/nginx.conf.  Though my recommendation would be to keep 
> That's the file I meant.
> > configuration shipped as close to conf/nginx.conf as possible, and 
> > don't diverge from it unless there are good reasons to.
> OK, but that file sets some settings differently from documented defaults,
> which is kinda confusing.
> Wouldn't it make sense to not do that?
> I'd prefer the nginx.conf to be as clean and simple as possible.

As I already tried to explain in Trac ticket #1681, one of the 
important goals of conf/nginx.conf, as well as any other default 
configuration file, is to demonstrate how various things can be 
tuned.  If this is still not clear, I don't think that repeating 
this explanation would help.  Sorry about that.

Maxim Dounin

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