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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache 2.2.15 says You do not have permission to view [this file]
Date Thu, 29 Jul 2010 17:15:53 GMT
> Oh man an experienced sys admin told me to do it that way.
> Please tell me what is wrong in this and where is this documented on Apache
> docs.
> I want to read.

This is a general principle -- don't grant more access than necessary.
 Apache doesn't need to own files to be able to serve (read) them.

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