These settings are applicable to Redhat/ Fedora / CentOS and I am not aware if this holds good even on other Distros.

Important File / Folder Locations

  • Location of HTTPD (Apache) Configuration File:
  • Location of PHP Configuration File (php.ini):

Service Related Information

Enabling / Disabling Services
The chkconfig command can be used for enabling / disabling services on Redhat based linux distributions.

EX: # chkconfig httpd –add
EX: # chkconfig httpd on
EX: # chkconfig –list httpd
EX: # chkconfig httpd of
EX: # chkconfig httpd –del

Starting / stopping / a service

service <service name> start/stop
EX: # service httpd stop
EX: # service httpd start