Read/Write Access on Apache

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    Read/Write Access on Apache

    Just to make sure I'm doing this right since I'm still a little shaky on setting up file permissions on an Apache webserver,

    I have a file LocalSettings.php, part of the MediaWiki distribution that needs to be set on the Apache webserver so that other users cannot read/write to it. This is important sice this file contains database access data. As such, I changed this file permission to only accept read/write access from the owner (600). This should be enough, correct?
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    Originally Posted by brewbuck:
    Reimplementing a large system in another language to get a 25% performance boost is nonsense. It would be cheaper to just get a computer which is 25% faster.

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    Owner must be apache, of course.
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    And it is. Thanks.
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    Originally Posted by brewbuck:
    Reimplementing a large system in another language to get a 25% performance boost is nonsense. It would be cheaper to just get a computer which is 25% faster.

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