[CentOS] PHP question on CentOS

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 01:12:35 UTC 2007

On 7/2/07, Rogelio Bastardo <scubacuda at gmail.com> wrote:
> > the files/directories should be readable by the user that your apache
> > process is running as, but not owned or writable by it.

Okay, that's reasonable.

> So, does that mean (something like) the following?
> chmod 600 /var/www/html/nagiosQL (where the index.php file is located)

No, basically it means it should be owned by root, with permissions like 644.
so 'chown -R root:root /var/www/html/nagiosQL' then 'chmod -R 644

> > also, have you added "index.php" to the appropriate DirectoryIndex
> > directive line in your httpd.conf? [when you install php via an rpm
> > that may get done by default, but you'll want to check.]
> Actually, I do have that setup

Yep. that gets set by default.

> httpd.conf -> DirectoryIndex index.html index.html.var index.php

No, you don't need to do this, as php gets included earlier in the
config, and is set up by the file /etc/httpd/conf.d/php.conf

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