Joomla: Proper permissions for configuration.php

Symptom: What is the proper permissions for Joomla’s configuration.php?

Solution: The proper setting is 0644

owner: read and write permissions,
group: only read permissions,
others: only read permissions.

To change from SSH/Telnet
: chmod 644 configuration.php

Always check the configuration.php permissions after a fresh install as some servers require it to be set to 777 prior to completing the configuration.

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