How to hide .user.ini in my OpenLiteSpeed server to use Wordfence in Wordpress?

Hello, i just got a fresh install of WordPress with the one click install from the marketplace and I installed Wordfence and it recommends me to hide user.ini because is public and anybody can have access to it.

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Method 1: If you don’t need the user.ini/.user.ini file, can simply remove the file.

Method 2: Use the rewrite rule to block any file with extension .ini and .log,

RewriteRule ^.*\.(log|ini)$ - [F,L]

Reload the webserver,

systemctl restart lsws

Best, Eric

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It worked! Now I don’t have that notification anymore. Thanks.