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HI I know this is basic but can anyone tell me what the default user/group names are for apache 2 on centos 5/6 please. Google is just giving me junk.

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closed as off topic by womble, Tom O'Connor, John Gardeniers, EEAA, voretaq7 Aug 10 '12 at 17:26

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hey can anyone explain why this was closed as off topic? thanks and sorry if i'd missed something. – Alex Aug 14 '12 at 15:17
I found this useful. – Jefferson Hudson Nov 21 '13 at 20:00
up vote 17 down vote accepted


Checking by:

# egrep -i '^user|^group' /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf 
User apache
Group apache
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excellent thank you so much!! – Alex Aug 10 '12 at 10:48

apache for both releases.(pad)(pad)

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It is apache/apache. It is configurable as User and Group in /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf

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